Energy & Environment
The deforestation footprint of transportation infrastructure: Evidence from the Amazon
A market access model shows the negative effects of infrastructure on deforestation and the importance of accounting for general equilibrium effects
Reducing air pollution: Evidence from payments to reduce crop burning in India
Programmes that pay farmers not to burn crop residue face challenges with compliance, but contracts that include partial upfront payments can help
The role of artisanal mining in deforestation: New insights from Africa-wide data
New data shows the potential value of artisanal gold mines in Africa, and also documents their significant contribution to deforestation
Using monitoring technologies to protect the environment: Evidence from Colombia
Governments can use satellites and machine learning technology to reduce illegal activity
International spillover effects of air pollution: Evidence from mortality and health data
Air pollution in China has significant negative effects on mortality and morbidity in South Korea, and accounting for this amplifies the overall...
Market integration and the expansion of renewable energy: Evidence from Chile
Expanding electricity transmission lines reduces regional price disparities in electricity, boosts renewable energy, and lowers the overall cost of...
How human and ecosystem health are intertwined: Evidence from vulture population collapse in India
The collapse of vulture populations in India due to accidental poisoning prevented the scavenging of carcasses, worsening sanitation, and thus...
How climate change impacts structural transformation and urbanisation: Evidence from India
Rising temperatures reduce the proportion of workers in non-agricultural activities and inhibit structural transformation, with effects intensifying...
How citizen participation affects environmental governance: Evidence from social media in China
Social media provides a powerful mechanism for citizens to make their voices heard, which spurs improvements in how governments regulate pollution