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The case for solar energy investments (English)

After summarizing the technical and economic prospects for solar energy technologies, the paper outlines a two-part program that would help to commercialize solar energy use in developing countries. ... See More +

Publication WTP279 FEB 28, 1995

Anderson, Dennis; Ahmed, Kulsum

Power sector investment : how market forces are challenging the least-cost plans of power utilities (English)

Most of the power industry's engineers and planners have gained their work experience in vertically integrated public utilities, where investments are identified through least-cost planning models and bids are invited for precisely specified types of plant. ... See More +

Viewpoint 16960 JUL 31, 1994

Anderson, Dennis

Options for private power : a framework for decisionmaking (English)

The shift to private power means countries have to choose from among several institutional models, ranging from the privately owned, vertically integrated utility to the fully "unbundled" or "pure" model in which power stations, transmission grids, and regional distribution networks are all privately and separately owned. ... See More +

Viewpoint 16959 JUL 31, 1994

Anderson, Dennis

The cost - effectiveness of GEF projects (English)

This paper was prepared at the request of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF). It addresses such issues as the costs of carbon emissions (or their reduction) and their implications for project appraisal; the appropriate discount rate to be used in comparing costs, bearing in mind intergenerational concerns as well as cost-effectiveness; cost estimates of the benefits of innovation, particularly the contribution of investment towards reducing the cost of future investments when cost curves, as a function of investment, are steep; the role of projects where national economic benefits outweigh national costs relative to projects which are not cost-effective from a national standpoint but provide global environmental benefits; and the possibilities of reducing transaction costs in certain GEF projects with economic potential. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 12870 DEC 31, 1993

Anderson,Dennis; Williams, Robert H. Disclosed

Efficiency and substitution in pollution abatement : three case studies (English)

This paper presents the analysis and results of three simulation studies on economic growth and pollution, undertaken for the 1992 World Development Report (WDR) on Development and the Environment. ... See More +

Publication WDP186 DEC 31, 1992

Anderson, Dennis; Cavendish, William

Economic growth and the environment (English)

The author argues that efficient solutions to environmental problems are a means of improving a country's economic growth prospects and that policies to improve economic growth prospects will help environmental problems be addressed. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS979 SEP 30, 1992

Anderson, Dennis

Environmental policy and the public revenue in developing countries (English)

Environment Working Paper ENV36 JUL 31, 1990

Anderson,Dennis Eligible for Disclosure

The economics of afforestation : a case study in Africa (English)

In large areas of developing countries the loss of trees is causing erosion and degradation of the soil, posing severe problems for economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 11414 NOV 30, 1988

Anderson,Dennis Disclosed

The public revenue and economic policy in African countries : an overview of issues and policy options (English)

The paper provides an overview of several recent studies on the problems of raising public revenues and financing socially and economically desirable public programs in sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Publication WDP19 NOV 30, 1987

Anderson, Dennis

Economic growth and the returns to investment (English)

The paper derives a relationship between the rate of economic growth and variables representing the rate and allocative efficiency of investment. ... See More +

Publication WDP12 JUN 30, 1987

Anderson, Dennis

Electricity economics : essays and case studies (English)

Although economists have discussed for many years the merits of relating prices to the marginal or incremental costs of supply in electrical utilities, the idea of marginal cost pricing has yet to gain the confidence of the engineers, accountants, financial analysts, and administrators who run and regulate the industry. ... See More +

Publication 13371 JAN 01, 1979

Turvey, Ralph; Anderson, Dennis French, Spanish Disclosed

Rural enterprise and non-farm employment (English)

Rural development projects aided by the World Bank provide institutional, financial, technical, economic, and infrastructural support for the broad-based growth of agriculture in which benefits are shared both by small farmers and large farmers. ... See More +

Working Paper 40982 JAN 01, 1978

Leiserson,Mark W.; Anderson,Dennis Disclosed

Electricity economics : essays and case studies : L'economie de l'electricite : essais et etudes de cas (French)

Although economists have discussed for many years the merits of relating prices to the marginal or incremental costs of supply in electrical utilities, the idea of marginal cost pricing has yet to gain the confidence of the engineers, accountants, financial analysts, and administrators who run and regulate the industry. ... See More +

Publication 13371 JAN 01, 1977

Turvey, Ralph; Anderson, Dennis English, Spanish Disclosed

Electricity economics : essays and case studies : Electricidad y economia : ensayos y estudios des casos (Spanish)

Although economists have discussed for many years the merits of relating prices to the marginal or incremental costs of supply in electrical utilities, the idea of marginal cost pricing has yet to gain the confidence of the engineers, accountants, financial analysts, and administrators who run and regulate the industry. ... See More +

Publication 13371 JAN 01, 1977

Turvey, Ralph; Anderson, Dennis English, French Disclosed

Fluctuations of maize and groundnut yields in the Lilongwe land development program (English)

Reasons for the measured fluctuations in maize and groundnut yields in the Lilongwe, Malawi land development program are examined. Groundnut yields were set back by the growth of disease (rosette). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) SER28 JUN 30, 1975

Anderson,Dennis Disclosed

Study of electricity tariffs in Thailand (English)

Departmental Working Paper PUD4 DEC 05, 1974

Anderson, Dennis; Turvey, Ralph Eligible for Disclosure

Economic analysis of electricity pricing policies : an introduction (English)

Departmental Working Paper 47833 JAN 09, 1974

Anderson, Dennis; Turvey, Ralph Eligible for Disclosure

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The case for solar energy investments (English)
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FEB 28, 1995 WTP279 Publication
Power sector investment : how market forces are challenging the least-cost plans of power utilities (English)
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JUL 31, 1994 16960 Viewpoint
Options for private power : a framework for decisionmaking (English)
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JUL 31, 1994 16959 Viewpoint
The cost - effectiveness of GEF projects (English)
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DEC 31, 1993 12870 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Efficiency and substitution in pollution abatement : three case studies (English)
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DEC 31, 1992 WDP186 Publication
Economic growth and the environment (English)
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SEP 30, 1992 WPS979 Policy Research Working Paper
Environmental policy and the public revenue in developing countries (English)
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JUL 31, 1990 ENV36 Environment Working Paper
The economics of afforestation : a case study in Africa (English)
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NOV 30, 1988 11414 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The public revenue and economic policy in African countries : an overview of issues and policy options (English)
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NOV 30, 1987 WDP19 Publication
Economic growth and the returns to investment (English)
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JUN 30, 1987 WDP12 Publication
Electricity economics : essays and case studies (English)
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JAN 01, 1979 13371 Publication French, Spanish
Rural enterprise and non-farm employment (English)
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JAN 01, 1978 40982 Working Paper
Electricity economics : essays and case studies : L'economie de l'electricite : essais et etudes de cas (French)
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JAN 01, 1977 13371 Publication English, Spanish
Electricity economics : essays and case studies : Electricidad y economia : ensayos y estudios des casos (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 1977 13371 Publication English, French
Fluctuations of maize and groundnut yields in the Lilongwe land development program (English)
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JUN 30, 1975 SER28 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Study of electricity tariffs in Thailand (English)
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DEC 05, 1974 PUD4 Departmental Working Paper
Economic analysis of electricity pricing policies : an introduction (English)
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JAN 09, 1974 47833 Departmental Working Paper