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Firms' environmental performance : does news matter ? (English)

The empirical literature on environmental performance or compliance has followed two strands: one based on the impact of formal regulation as a means of inducing better environmental performance, and another centered on the role of informal regulation which mainly emphasizes the role of communities and capital markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3888 APR 01, 2006

Mamingi, Nlandu; Dasgupta, Susmita; Laplante, Benoit; Hong, Jong Ho Disclosed

Pesticide traders' perception of health risks : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

As pesticide traders are important sources of information about the health impacts of pesticides, a crucial understanding of their perception is necessary to guide further pesticide information dissemination efforts through this channel. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3777 NOV 01, 2005

Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig; Mamingi, Nlandu Disclosed

Disclosure of environmental violations and the stock market in the Republic of Korea (English)

For almost 20 years, the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea has published on a monthly basis a list of enterprises that fail to comply with national environmental laws and regulations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3344 JUN 01, 2004

Dasgupta, Susmita; Jong Ho Hong; Laplante, Benoit; Mamingi, Nlandu

Capital markets responses to environmental performance in developing countries (English)

Firms in developing countries are often said to have no incentives to invest in pollution control because they typically face weak monitoring and enforcement of environmental regulations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1909 APR 30, 1998

Dasgupta, Susmita; Laplante, Benoit; Mamingi, Nlandu

How prices and macroeconomic policies affect agricultural supply and the environment (English)

The author studies the literature on how agricultural prices and macroeconomic policies affect agricultural supply and how that supply affects the environment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1645 SEP 30, 1996


Savings investment correlations and capital mobility in developing countries (English)

The author estimates savings and investment correlations for 58 developing countries to assess the capital mobility (in the Feldstein-Horioka sense) in these countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1211 OCT 31, 1993

Mamingi, Nlandu