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Costs of adapting to climate change for human health in developing countries (English)

This paper is one component of a global study on the Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change (EACC) in developing countries; the focus in this paper is human health. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 58168 DEC 01, 2010

Pandey, Kiran Disclosed

Climate proofing infrastructure in Bangladesh : the incremental cost of limiting future inland monsoon flood damage (English)

Two-thirds of Bangladesh is less than 5 meters above sea level, making it one of the most flood prone countries in the world. Severe flooding during a monsoon causes significant damage to crops and property, with severe adverse impacts on rural livelihoods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5469 NOV 01, 2010

Dasgupta, Susmita; Huq, Mainul; Khan, Zahirul Huq; Masud, Md. Sohel; Ahmed, Manjur Murshed Zahid; Mukherjee, Nandan; Pandey, Kiran Disclosed

Vulnerability of bangladesh to cyclones in a changing climate : potential damages and adaptation cost (English)

This paper integrates information on climate change, hydrodynamic models, and geographic overlays to assess the vulnerability of coastal areas in Bangladesh to larger storm surges and sea-level rise by 2050. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5280 APR 01, 2010

Dasgupta, Susmita; Huq, Mainul; Khan, Zahirul Huq; Ahmed, Manjur Murshed Zahid; Mukherjee, Nandan; Khan, Malik Fida; Pandey, Kiran Disclosed

Who suffers from indoor air pollution? evidence from Bangladesh (English)

In this paper the authors investigate individuals' exposure to indoor air pollution. Using new survey data from Bangladesh, they analyze exposure at two levels-differences within households attributable to family roles, and differences across households attributable to income and education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3428 OCT 01, 2004

Dasgupta,Susmita; Huq, Mainul; Khaliquzzaman, M.; Pandey, Kiran; Wheeler,David R.

Indoor air quality for poor families: new evidence from Bangladesh (English)

Indoor air pollution (IAP) from cooking and heating is estimated to kill a million children annually in developing countries. To promote a better understanding of IAP, the authors investigate the determinants of IAP in Bangladesh using the latest air monitoring technology and a national household survey. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3393 SEP 01, 2004

Dasgupta, Susmita; Huq, Mainul; Khaliquzzaman, M.; Pandey, Kiran; Wheeler,David R.

Air pollution during growth : accounting for governance and vulnerability (English)

New research on urban air pollution casts doubt on the conventional view of the relationship between economic growth and environmental quality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3383 AUG 01, 2004

Hamilton, Kirk; Dasgupta, Susmita; Pandey, Kiran; Wheeler,David R.

How has environment mattered ? an analysis of World Bank resource allocation (English)

How has environment mattered for the World Bank? The aggregate figures suggest that it has mattered a great deal, since the Bank's total environmental lending has exceeded $US 9 billion over the past six years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3269 APR 01, 2004

Acharya, Anjali; Ijjasz-Vasquez, Ede Jorge; Hamilton, Kirk; Buys, Piet; Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig; Pandey, Kiran;Wheeler,David R.;

The Economics of Regional Poverty-Environment Programs: An Application for Lao People's Democratic Republic (English)

Program administrators are often faced with the difficult problem of allocating scarce resources among regions in a country when interventions are aimed at addressing multiple objectives. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3267 APR 01, 2004

Buys, Piet; Chomitz, Kenneth; Dasgupta, Susmita; Deichmann, Uwe; Larsen, Bjorn; Meisner, Craig; Nygard, Jostein; Pandey, Kiran; Pinnoi, Nat;Wheeler,David R.

Measuring up - new directions for environmental programs at the World Bank (English)

The World Bank's new environment strategy advocates cost-effective reduction of air and water pollutants that are most harmful to human health. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3097 JUL 31, 2003

Buys, Piet; Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig; Pandey, Kiran; Wheeler,David R.; Seabolt,Patricia M.; Hamilton, Kirk; Limin Wang

Structural adjustment and forest resources - the impact of World Bank operations (English)

Over two decades, the World Bank has undertaken many structural adjustment operations with governments of developing countries. During negotiations for structural adjustment loans (SALs), partner governments agree to specific policy reforms, whose implementation becomes a condition for disbursement of SAL funds. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2584 APR 30, 2001

Pandey, Kiran D.; Wheeler,David R.

The business environment and manufacturing performance in Nepal (English)

This report on the survey of private manufacturing enterprises in Nepal presents the private sector's assessment of the prevailing business environment, and other matters related to efficient business operation. ... See More +

Working Paper 33696 DEC 01, 2000

Biggs, Tyler; Nasir, John; Pandey, Kiran; Lan Zhao Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Costs of adapting to climate change for human health in developing countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 58168 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Climate proofing infrastructure in Bangladesh : the incremental cost of limiting future inland monsoon flood damage (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2010 WPS5469 Policy Research Working Paper
Vulnerability of bangladesh to cyclones in a changing climate : potential damages and adaptation cost (English)
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APR 01, 2010 WPS5280 Policy Research Working Paper
Who suffers from indoor air pollution? evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 01, 2004 WPS3428 Policy Research Working Paper
Indoor air quality for poor families: new evidence from Bangladesh (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2004 WPS3393 Policy Research Working Paper
Air pollution during growth : accounting for governance and vulnerability (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2004 WPS3383 Policy Research Working Paper
How has environment mattered ? an analysis of World Bank resource allocation (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2004 WPS3269 Policy Research Working Paper
The Economics of Regional Poverty-Environment Programs: An Application for Lao People's Democratic Republic (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2004 WPS3267 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring up - new directions for environmental programs at the World Bank (English)
See More +
JUL 31, 2003 WPS3097 Policy Research Working Paper
Structural adjustment and forest resources - the impact of World Bank operations (English)
See More +
APR 30, 2001 WPS2584 Policy Research Working Paper
The business environment and manufacturing performance in Nepal (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2000 33696 Working Paper