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Reducing black carbon emissions from diesel vehicles : impacts, control strategies, and cost-benefit analysis (English)

A 2013 scientific assessment of black carbon emissions and impacts found that black carbon is second to carbon dioxide in terms of its climate forcing. ... See More +

Working Paper 86485 APR 02, 2014

Minjares, Ray; Wagner, David Vance; Baral, Anil; Chambliss, Sarah; Galarza, Sebastian; Posada, Francisco; Sharpe, Ben; Wu, Grace; Blumberg, Kate; Kamakate, Fanta; Lloyd, Alan; Kojima, Masami; Hamilton, Kirk; Johnson, Todd; Kopp, Andreas; Hosier, Richard; Akbar, Sameer

Resource discoveries, learning, and national income accounting (English)

Questions about the ultimate size of mineral and energy resource endowments and the degree of fiscal prudence which should be exercised by countries engaged in resource extraction have become central for many developing countries during the recent resource boom. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6505 JUN 01, 2013

Hamilton, Kirk; Atkinson, Giles

Biodiversity and national accounting (English)

Biodiversity, a property of natural areas, provides a range of benefits to the economy including bioprospecting rents, knowledge and insurance, ecotourism fees, and ecosystem services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6441 MAY 01, 2013

Hamilton. Kirk

Human capital, tangible wealth, and the intangible capital residual (English)

Since income is the return on wealth, the total wealth of any given country should be on the order of 20 times its gross domestic product. Instead the average observed ratio from the balance sheet accounts of the System of National Accounts is a factor of 2.6 to 6.6, depending on whether natural resource stocks are included in the balance sheet. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6391 MAR 01, 2013

Liu, Gang; Hamilton, Kirk

Economic analysis of projects in a greenhouse world (English)

Recent carbon market prices are substantially lower than mean or median estimates of the social cost of carbon in the literature. Intuition would therefore suggest that 'investment errors' are being made, in the sense that markets favor higher carbon-emitting projects, while global welfare would be larger with lower carbon-emitting projects. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6117 JUL 01, 2012

Hamilton, Kirk; Stover, Jana

Nature, socioeconomics and adaptation to natural disasters: new evidence from floods (English)

The authors analyze the determinants of fatalities in 2,194 large flood events in 108 countries between 1985 and 2008. Given that socioeconomic factors can affect mortality right in the aftermath of a flood, but also indirectly by influencing flood frequency and magnitude, they distinguish between direct and indirect effects of development on flood mortality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5725 JUN 01, 2011

Ferreira, Susana; Hamilton, Kirk; Vincent, Jeffrey R.

The changing wealth of nations : measuring sustainable development in the new millennium (English)

This book is about development and measuring development progress. While precise definitions may vary, development is, at heart, a process of building wealth, the produced, natural, human, and institutional capital which is the source of income and wellbeing. ... See More +

Publication 58847 DEC 13, 2010

Jarvis, Michael; Lange, Glenn-Marie; Hamilton, Kirk; Desai, Deval; Fraumeni, Barbara; Edens, Bram; Ferreira, Susana; Li, Haizheng; Chakraborti, Lopa; Kingsmill, William; Ruta, Giovanni

Assessing the environmental co-benefits of climate change actions (English)

The draft 2010 World Bank environment strategy is built on three pillars: leveraging natural resources for growth and poverty reduction; managing the environmental risks to growth and development; and transforming growth paths. ... See More +

Working Paper 81064 NOV 15, 2010

Hamilton, Kirk; Akbar, Sameer

Comprehensive wealth, intangible capital, and development (English)

Existing wealth estimates show that in most countries intangible capital is the largest share of total wealth. Intangible capital is calculated as the difference between total wealth and tangible (produced and natural) capital. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5452 OCT 01, 2010

Ferreira, Susana; Hamilton, Kirk

Measuring national income and growth in resource-rich, income-poor countries (English)

In the decade leading to the recent commodity boom, which peaked in 2007-08, several resource-rich, low-income countries displayed high rates of gross domestic product (GDP) growth while social indicators did not improve significantly. ... See More +

Brief 56297 AUG 01, 2010

Hamilton, Kirk; Ley, Eduardo

Measuring national income and growth in resource-rich, income-poor countries (English)

In the decade leading to the recent commodity boom, which peaked in 2007-08, several resource-rich, low-income countries displayed high rates of gross domestic product (GDP) growth while social indicators did not improve significantly. ... See More +

Brief 56670 AUG 01, 2010

Hamilton, Kirk; Ley, Eduardo

Trade in 'virtual carbon' : empirical results and implications for policy (English)

The fact that developing countries do not have carbon emission caps under the Kyoto Protocol has led to the current interest in high-income countries in border taxes on the "virtual" carbon content of imports. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5194 JAN 01, 2010

Hamilton, Kirk; Atkinson, Giles; Van Der Mensbrugghe, Dominique; Ruta, Giovanni

Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century : Donde esta la riqueza de las naciones? : medir el capital para el siglo XXI (Spanish)

The book presents estimates of total wealth for nearly 120 countries, using economic theory to decompose the wealth of a nation into its component pieces: produced capital, natural resources and human resources. ... See More +

Publication 34855 JAN 01, 2009

Hamilton, Kirk; Ruta, Giovanni; Bolt, Katharine; Markandya, Anil; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette; Silva, Patricia; Ordoubadi, M. Saeed; Lange, Glenn-Marie; Tajibaeva, Liaila English, Arabic, Vietnamese

Comprehensive wealth and future consumption : accounting for population growth (English)

Economic theory predicts that the current change in national wealth, broadly defined to include natural and human capital as well as produced capital, determines whether the present value of future changes in consumption is positive or negative. ... See More +

Journal Article 76248 MAY 25, 2008

Ferreira, Susana; Hamilton, Kirk; Vincent, Jeffrey R.

Comprehensive wealth and future consumption : accounting for population growth (English)

Economic theory predicts that the current change in national wealth, broadly defined to include natural and human capital as well as produced capital (genuine savings), determines whether the present value of future changes in consumption is positive or negative. ... See More +

Journal Article 77569 MAY 01, 2008

Ferreira, Susana; Hamilton, Kirk; Vincent, Jeffrey R.

The World Bank economic review 22 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: trade liberalization and growth: new evidence, by Romain Wacziarg and Karen Horn Welch; comprehensive wealth and future consumption: accounting for population growth, by Susana Ferreira, Kirk Hamilton, and Jeffrey R. ... See More +

Publication 53728 JAN 01, 2008

Sánchez, José Miguel; Barham, Bradford L.; O'Ryan, Raúl; Dreher, Axel; Effron, Laurie; Welch, Karen Horn; Gitter, Seth R.; Nunnenkamp, Peter; De Melo, Jaime; Wacziarg, Romain; Ferreira, Susana; Hamilton, Kirk; Girma, Sourafel; Bhargava, Alok; Docquier, Frédéric; Gong, Yundan; Görg, Holger; Vincent, Jeffrey R.; Thiele, Rainer; Cull, Robert

Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century (Arabic)

The book presents estimates of total wealth for nearly 120 countries, using economic theory to decompose the wealth of a nation into its component pieces: produced capital, natural resources and human resources. ... See More +

Publication 34855 JAN 01, 2008

Hamilton, Kirk; Ruta, Giovanni; Bolt, Katharine; Markandya, Anil; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette; Silva, Patricia; Ordoubadi, M. Saeed; Lange, Glenn-Marie; Tajibaeva, Liaila English, Spanish, Vietnamese

Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century : Cua cai cua cac quoc gia o dau? : do luong nguon cua cai the ky XXI (Vietnamese)

The book presents estimates of total wealth for nearly 120 countries, using economic theory to decompose the wealth of a nation into its component pieces: produced capital, natural resources and human resources. ... See More +

Publication 34855 JAN 01, 2008

Hamilton, Kirk; Ruta, Giovanni; Bolt, Katharine; Markandya, Anil; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette; Silva, Patricia; Ordoubadi, M. Saeed; Lange, Glenn-Marie; Tajibaeva, Liaila English, Spanish, Arabic

Getting the most for the money - how public environmental expenditure reviews can help (English)

Public environmental expenditure reviews (PEERs) offer a way of systematically assessing the equity, efficiency, and effectiveness of public environmental spending. ... See More +

Brief 37955 SEP 01, 2006

Markandya, Anil ; Hamilton, Kirk ; Sanchez-Triana, Ernesto

Environment matters at the World Bank : 2006 annual review (English)

Contents include: a letter from our Vice President, Katherine Sierra; director's overview ; tackling governance in the forest sector - current challenges in Russia and the way forward; how much have we advanced - access to information and participation in environmental issues in Chile; seafood certification and sustainability; combating illegal logging and corruption in the forestry sector - strengthening forest law enforcement and governance; governance in the environmental and natural resource sector - combating illegal fishing; good governance for good water management; from curse to blessing - natural resources and institutional quality; regional articles; IFC - the role of the private sector in natural resource management: a focus on forests; news updates; and collection of World Bank Group environmental publications. ... See More +

Annual Report 38006 JAN 01, 2006

White, John; Sanhueza, Andrea; Hamilton, Kirk; Gardiner, Louise; di Leva, Charles; Roshchupkin, Valery P.; Kishor, Nalin; Evans, James Warren; Bucknall, Julia

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Reducing black carbon emissions from diesel vehicles : impacts, control strategies, and cost-benefit analysis (English)
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APR 02, 2014 86485 Working Paper
Resource discoveries, learning, and national income accounting (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6505 Policy Research Working Paper
Biodiversity and national accounting (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6441 Policy Research Working Paper
Human capital, tangible wealth, and the intangible capital residual (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 WPS6391 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic analysis of projects in a greenhouse world (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 WPS6117 Policy Research Working Paper
Nature, socioeconomics and adaptation to natural disasters: new evidence from floods (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5725 Policy Research Working Paper
The changing wealth of nations : measuring sustainable development in the new millennium (English)
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DEC 13, 2010 58847 Publication
Assessing the environmental co-benefits of climate change actions (English)
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NOV 15, 2010 81064 Working Paper
Comprehensive wealth, intangible capital, and development (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 WPS5452 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring national income and growth in resource-rich, income-poor countries (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56297 Brief
Measuring national income and growth in resource-rich, income-poor countries (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56670 Brief
Trade in 'virtual carbon' : empirical results and implications for policy (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 WPS5194 Policy Research Working Paper
Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century : Donde esta la riqueza de las naciones? : medir el capital para el siglo XXI (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2009 34855 Publication English, Arabic, Vietnamese
Comprehensive wealth and future consumption : accounting for population growth (English)
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MAY 25, 2008 76248 Journal Article
Comprehensive wealth and future consumption : accounting for population growth (English)
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MAY 01, 2008 77569 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 22 (2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 53728 Publication
Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2008 34855 Publication English, Spanish, Vietnamese
Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century : Cua cai cua cac quoc gia o dau? : do luong nguon cua cai the ky XXI (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2008 34855 Publication English, Spanish, Arabic
Getting the most for the money - how public environmental expenditure reviews can help (English)
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SEP 01, 2006 37955 Brief
Environment matters at the World Bank : 2006 annual review (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 38006 Annual Report