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The impact of climate change on global tropical storm damages (English)

This paper constructs an integrated assessment model of tropical cyclones in order to quantify the impact that climate change may have on tropical cyclone damages in countries around the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5562 FEB 01, 2011

Mendelsohn, Robert; Emanuel, Kerry; Chonabayashi, Shun Disclosed

The impact of climate change on hurricane damages in the United States (English)

This paper quantifies hurricane damage caused by climate change across the US. A damage function is estimated from historic hurricane data to measure the impacts at each location given the storm's strength. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5561 FEB 01, 2011

Mendelsohn, Robert; Emanuel, Kerry; Chonabayashi, Shun Disclosed

Climate change and economic growth (English)

Grim descriptions of the long-term consequences of climate change have given the impression that the climate impacts from greenhouse gases threaten long-term economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 57759 JAN 01, 2009

Mendelsohn, Robert Disclosed

How China's farmers adapt to climate change (English)

This paper uses a cross sectional method to analyze irrigation choice and crop choice across 8,405 farmers in 28 provinces in China. The findings show that Chinese farmers are more likely to irrigate when facing lower temperatures and less precipitation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4758 OCT 01, 2008

Wang, Jinxia; Mendelsohn, Robert; Dinar, Ariel; Huang, Jikun Disclosed

How will climate change shift agro-ecological zones and impact African agriculture ? (English)

The study develops a new method to measure the impacts of climate change on agriculture called the Agro-Ecological Zone (AEZ) Model. A multinomial logit is estimated to predict the probability of each AEZ in each district. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4717 SEP 01, 2008

Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep; Mendelsohn, Robert Disclosed

A ricardian analysis of the distribution of climate change impacts on agriculture across agro-ecological zones in Africa (English)

This paper examines the distribution of climate change impacts across the 16 agro-ecological zones in Africa using data from the Food and Agriculture Organization combined with economic survey data from a Global Environment Facility/World Bank project. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4599 APR 01, 2008

Seo, S. Niggol; Mendelsohn, Robert; Dinar, Ariel; Hassan, Rashid; Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep Disclosed

Long-term adaptation : selecting farm types across agro-ecological zones in Africa (English)

Using economic data from more than 8,500 household surveys across 10 African countries, this paper examines whether the choice of farm type depends on the climate and agro-ecological zone of each farm. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4602 APR 01, 2008

Seo, Niggol; Mendelsohn, Robert; Dinar, Ariel; Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep; Hassan, Rashid Disclosed

A structural ricardian analysis of climate change impacts and adaptations in African agriculture (English)

This paper develops a Structural Ricardian model to measure climate change impacts that explicitly models the choice of farm type in African agriculture. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4603 APR 01, 2008

Seo, S. Niggol; Mendelsohn, Robert Disclosed

Differential adaptation strategies by agro-ecological zones in African livestock management (English)

This paper examines how farmers have adapted their livestock operation to the current climate in each agro-ecological zone in Africa. The authors examine how climate has affected the farmer's choice to raise livestock or not and the choice of animal species. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4601 APR 01, 2008

Seo, S. Niggol; Mendelsohn, Robert; Dinar, Ariel; Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep Disclosed

Differential adaptation strategies to climate change in African cropland by agro-ecological zones (English)

This paper quantifies how African farmers have adapted their crop and irrigation decisions to their farm's current agro-ecological zone. The results indicate that farmers carefully consider the climate and other conditions of their farm when making these choices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4600 APR 01, 2008

Seo, Niggol; Mendelsohn, Robert; Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep; Dinar, Ariel; Hassan, Rashid Disclosed

Can China continue feeding itself ? the impact of climate change on agriculture (English)

Several studies addressing the supply and demand for food in China suggest that the nation can largely meet its needs in the coming decades. However, these studies do not consider the effects of climate change. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4470 JAN 01, 2008

Wang, Jinxia; Mendelsohn, Robert; Dinar, Ariel; Huang, Jikun; Rozelle, Scott; Zhang, Lijuan Disclosed

Crop selection : adapting to climage change in Africa (English)

This paper examines whether the choice of crops is affected by climate in Africa. Using a multinomial logit model, the paper regresses crop choice on climate, soils, and other factors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4307 AUG 01, 2007

Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep; Mendelsohn, Robert Disclosed

A ricardian analysis of the impact of climate change on African cropland (English)

This study examines the impact of climate change on cropland in Africa. It is based on a survey of more than 9,000 farmers in 11 countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Niger, Senegal, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4305 AUG 01, 2007

Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep; Mendelsohn, Robert Disclosed

Climate change adaptation in Africa : a microeconomic analysis of livestock choice (English)

This paper uses quantitative methods to examine the way African farmers have adapted livestock management to the range of climates found across the African continent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4277 JUL 01, 2007

Seo, Sungno Niggol; Mendelsohn, Robert

The impact of climate change on livestock management in Africa : a structural Ricardian analysis (English)

This paper develops the structural Ricardian method, a new approach to modeling agricultural performance using cross-sectional evidence, and uses the method to study animal husbandry in Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4279 JUL 01, 2007

Seo, Sungno Niggol; Mendelsohn, Robert Disclosed

Endogenous irrigation : the impact of climate change on farmers in Africa (English)

Previous Ricardian analyses of agriculture have either omitted irrigation or treated irrigation as though it is exogenous. In practice, it is a choice by farmers that is sensitive to climate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4278 JUL 01, 2007

Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep; Mendelsohn, Robert Disclosed

Climate change impacts on animal husbandry in Africa : a Ricardian analysis (English)

This paper analyzes the impact of climate change on animal husbandry in Africa. It regresses the net revenue from raising animals in small and large farms across Africa on climate, soil, and other control variables to test the climate sensitivity of livestock. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4261 JUN 01, 2007

Mendelsohn, Robert; Seo, Sungno Niggol Disclosed

Changing farm types and irrigation as an adaptation to climate change in Latin American agriculture (English)

This paper estimates a model of a farm that treats the choice of crops, livestock, and irrigation as endogenous. The model is composed of a multinomial choice of farm type, a binomial choice of irrigation, and a set of conditional land value functions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4161 MAR 01, 2007

Mendelsohn, Robert; Seo, Niggol Disclosed

A Ricardian analysis of the impact of climate change on Latin American farms (English)

This study estimates the vulnerability of Latin American agriculture to climate change using a Ricardian analysis of both land values and net revenues. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4163 MAR 01, 2007

Seo, Niggol; Mendelsohn, Robert Disclosed

An analysis of livestock choice : adapting to climate change in Latin American farms : An analysis of livestock choice : adapting to climate change in Latin American farms (English)

The authors explore how Latin American livestock farmers adapt to climate by switching species. They develop a multinomial choice model of farmer's choice of livestock species. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4164 MAR 01, 2007

Seo, Niggol; Mendelsohn, Robert Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The impact of climate change on global tropical storm damages (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 WPS5562 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of climate change on hurricane damages in the United States (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 WPS5561 Policy Research Working Paper
Climate change and economic growth (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 57759 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
How China's farmers adapt to climate change (English)
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OCT 01, 2008 WPS4758 Policy Research Working Paper
How will climate change shift agro-ecological zones and impact African agriculture ? (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 WPS4717 Policy Research Working Paper
A ricardian analysis of the distribution of climate change impacts on agriculture across agro-ecological zones in Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2008 WPS4599 Policy Research Working Paper
Long-term adaptation : selecting farm types across agro-ecological zones in Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2008 WPS4602 Policy Research Working Paper
A structural ricardian analysis of climate change impacts and adaptations in African agriculture (English)
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APR 01, 2008 WPS4603 Policy Research Working Paper
Differential adaptation strategies by agro-ecological zones in African livestock management (English)
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APR 01, 2008 WPS4601 Policy Research Working Paper
Differential adaptation strategies to climate change in African cropland by agro-ecological zones (English)
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APR 01, 2008 WPS4600 Policy Research Working Paper
Can China continue feeding itself ? the impact of climate change on agriculture (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 WPS4470 Policy Research Working Paper
Crop selection : adapting to climage change in Africa (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 WPS4307 Policy Research Working Paper
A ricardian analysis of the impact of climate change on African cropland (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 WPS4305 Policy Research Working Paper
Climate change adaptation in Africa : a microeconomic analysis of livestock choice (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 WPS4277 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of climate change on livestock management in Africa : a structural Ricardian analysis (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 WPS4279 Policy Research Working Paper
Endogenous irrigation : the impact of climate change on farmers in Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 WPS4278 Policy Research Working Paper
Climate change impacts on animal husbandry in Africa : a Ricardian analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 WPS4261 Policy Research Working Paper
Changing farm types and irrigation as an adaptation to climate change in Latin American agriculture (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 WPS4161 Policy Research Working Paper
A Ricardian analysis of the impact of climate change on Latin American farms (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 WPS4163 Policy Research Working Paper
An analysis of livestock choice : adapting to climate change in Latin American farms : An analysis of livestock choice : adapting to climate change in Latin American farms (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 WPS4164 Policy Research Working Paper