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Motor Vehicle Density and Air Pollution in Greater Cairo : Fuel Subsidy Removal and Metro Line Extension and their Effect on Congestion and Pollution? (English)

Report 142309 OCT 01, 2019

Heger,Martin; Wheeler,David J.; Meisner,Craig M. Disclosed

Accounting for Regional Differences in Mother and Child Health : Bangladesh, West Bengal, Bihar, and Jharkhand (English)

Using recent Demographic Health Survey data for Bangladesh and the neighboring Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal, this paper reexamines the determinants of child wasting and maternal anemia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8798 MAR 28, 2019

Dasgupta,Susmita; Wheeler,David J. Disclosed

Potential Forest Loss and Biodiversity Risks from Road Improvement in Lao PDR (English)

This paper develops and applies a spatial econometric model that links road upgrading to forest clearing and biodiversity loss in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8569 AUG 27, 2018

Danyo,Stephen; Dasgupta,Susmita; Wheeler,David J. Disclosed

Aquatic salinization and mangrove species in a changing climate : impact in the Indian Sundarbans (English)

This paper contributes to understanding the physical and economic effects of salinity diffusion and planning for appropriate adaptation for managing the Sundarbans in a changing climate, with a focus on the West Bengal portion of the tidal-wetland forest delta. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8532 JUL 13, 2018

Mukhopadhyay,Anirban; Wheeler,David J.; Dasgupta,Susmita; Dey,Ajanta; Sobhan,Istiak Disclosed

Cyclonic storm landfalls in Bangladesh, west Bengal and Odisha, 1877-2016 : a spatiotemporal analysis (English)

Recurrent cyclonic storms in the Bay of Bengal inflict massive losses on the coastal regions of Bangladesh and India. Information on occurrences and severities of cyclones is necessary for understanding household and community responses to cyclone risks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8316 JAN 24, 2018

Bandyopadhyay,Sunando; Dasgupta,Susmita; Khan,Zahirul Huque; Wheeler,David J. Disclosed

Impact of climate change and aquatic salinization on mangrove species and poor communities in the Bangladesh Sundarbans (English)

This paper investigates possible impacts of climate change on the poor communities of the Bangladesh Sundarbans via changes in aquatic salinity and mangrove species. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7736 JUN 29, 2016

Dasgupta,Susmita; Sobhan,Istiak; Wheeler,David J. Disclosed

Road improvement and deforestation in the Congo Basin countries (English)

Road construction has often been viewed as the precursor to deforestation, especially in tropical forests. Traditional responses to such threats have been reactive, with attempts to mitigate impacts through physical measures, or the establishment of protected areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7274 MAY 18, 2015

Damania,Richard; Wheeler,David J. Disclosed

A resource allocation model for tiger habitat protection (English)

Habitat conservation is critical to the survival of endangered tigers. This paper develops a resource-allocation model for the protection of tiger habitats, using information on threats to particular tiger subspecies, the quality of remaining habitat areas, the observed effectiveness of habitat protection by country, and the potential costs of protection projects i ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6495 JUN 01, 2013

Dasgupta, Susmita; Hammer, Dan; Kraft, Robin; Wheeler, David Disclosed

Formal and informal regulation of industrial pollution : comparative evidence from Indonesia and the United States (English)

Economic theory and recent empirical work suggest that when formal regulation of pollution is absent or less than 100 percent effective, affected communities are often able to negotiate abatement from plants in their vicinity through 'informal regulation'. ... See More +

Journal Article 77253 SEP 01, 1997

Pargal, Sheoli; Hettige, Hemamala; Manjula Singh; Wheeler, David Disclosed

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Motor Vehicle Density and Air Pollution in Greater Cairo : Fuel Subsidy Removal and Metro Line Extension and their Effect on Congestion and Pollution? (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142309 Report
Accounting for Regional Differences in Mother and Child Health : Bangladesh, West Bengal, Bihar, and Jharkhand (English)
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MAR 28, 2019 WPS8798 Policy Research Working Paper
Potential Forest Loss and Biodiversity Risks from Road Improvement in Lao PDR (English)
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AUG 27, 2018 WPS8569 Policy Research Working Paper
Aquatic salinization and mangrove species in a changing climate : impact in the Indian Sundarbans (English)
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JUL 13, 2018 WPS8532 Policy Research Working Paper
Cyclonic storm landfalls in Bangladesh, west Bengal and Odisha, 1877-2016 : a spatiotemporal analysis (English)
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JAN 24, 2018 WPS8316 Policy Research Working Paper
Impact of climate change and aquatic salinization on mangrove species and poor communities in the Bangladesh Sundarbans (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 WPS7736 Policy Research Working Paper
Road improvement and deforestation in the Congo Basin countries (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7274 Policy Research Working Paper
A resource allocation model for tiger habitat protection (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6495 Policy Research Working Paper
Formal and informal regulation of industrial pollution : comparative evidence from Indonesia and the United States (English)
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SEP 01, 1997 77253 Journal Article