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A "Delphi exercise" as a tool in Amazon rainforest valuation (English)

The Amazon rainforest, the world's largest and most biodiverse, represents a global public good of which 15 percent has already been lost. The worldwide value of preserving the remaining forest is today unknown. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7143 DEC 01, 2014

Strand, Jon; Carson, Richard T.; Navrud, Stale; Ortiz-Bobea, Ariel; Vincent, Jeffrey Disclosed

Ecosystem services and green growth (English)

"Ecosystem services" has become a catch-phrase for the complex connections between the natural environment and human well-being. This paper considers the impact of changes in the supply of ecosystem services, and programs to increase their supply, on near-term growth of gross domestic product. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6233 OCT 01, 2012

Vincent, Jeffrey R. Disclosed

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. Disclosed

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. Disclosed

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. Disclosed

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

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

Detecting collusion in timber auctions : an application to Romania (English)

Romania was one of the first transition countries in Europe to introduce auctions for allocating standing timber (stumpage) in public forests. In comparison with the former system in the country-administrative allocation at set prices-timber auctions offer several potential advantages: greater revenue generation for the government, a higher probability that tracts will be allocated to the firms that value them most highly, and stronger incentives for technological change within industry and efficiency gains in the public sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4105 DEC 01, 2006

Saphores, Jean-Daniel; Vincent, Jeffrey R.; Marochko, Valy; Abrudan, Ioan; Bouriaud, Laura; Zinnes, Clifford Disclosed

Detecting illegal trade practices by analyzing discrepancies in forest products trade statistics : An application to Europe, with a focus on Romania (English)

Discrepancies in bilateral trade statistics for forest products have recently attracted attention as potential indicators of illegal trade practices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3261 APR 01, 2004

Vincent, Jeffrey R.

Public environmental expenditure in Indonesia (English)

The economic rationale for public expenditure is particularly strong in the case of environmental management. Yet, an environmental analysis is not a routine feature of public expenditure reviews by the World Bank or other development organizations. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 22556 JUN 30, 2001

Vincent, Jeffrey R.; Aden, Jean; Adriani, Magda; Dore, Giovanna; Rambe, Vivianti; Walton, Thomas

Promoting better logging practices in tropical forests (English)

The study presented in this paper tests the empirical significance of several common recommendations for promoting better logging practices in tropical forests: in particular, making concession agreements longer, linking renewal of those agreements to logging practices, and using performance bonds to encourage compliance with logging regulations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1971 SEP 30, 1998

Boscolo, Marco; Vincent, Jeffrey R.

The World Bank research observer 13 (1) (English)

Creating a legal framework for economic development. The domestic benefits of tropical forests: a critical review. Poverty in Russia during the transition: an overview. ... See More +

Publication 17528 FEB 28, 1998

Posner, Richard A.; Chomitz, Kenneth M.; Klugman, Jeni; Kumari, Kanata; Braithwaite, Jeanine; Rama, Martin; Dar, Amit; Gill, Indermit S.; Bale, Malcolm; Dale, Tony; Schick, Allen; Vincent, Jeffrey R.; Gillis, Malcolm; Hyde, William F.

Deforestation and forest land use : a comment (English)

Hyde, Amacher, and Magrath (1996) imply that deforestation and timber rents (logging revenue minus logging costs other than timber fees) are not subjects that justify policymakers' attention, arguing that market responses limit the scope of deforestation and that rents are usually small. ... See More +

Journal Article 76610 FEB 01, 1998

Vincent, Jeffrey R.; Gillis, Malcolm Disclosed

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A "Delphi exercise" as a tool in Amazon rainforest valuation (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7143 Policy Research Working Paper
Ecosystem services and green growth (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6233 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
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
Detecting collusion in timber auctions : an application to Romania (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 WPS4105 Policy Research Working Paper
Detecting illegal trade practices by analyzing discrepancies in forest products trade statistics : An application to Europe, with a focus on Romania (English)
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APR 01, 2004 WPS3261 Policy Research Working Paper
Public environmental expenditure in Indonesia (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 22556 Departmental Working Paper
Promoting better logging practices in tropical forests (English)
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SEP 30, 1998 WPS1971 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 13 (1) (English)
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FEB 28, 1998 17528 Publication
Deforestation and forest land use : a comment (English)
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FEB 01, 1998 76610 Journal Article