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Climate change impacts on rural poverty in low-elevation coastal zones (English)

This paper identifies the low-elevation coastal zone populations and developing regions most vulnerable to sea-level rise and other coastal hazards, such as storm surges, coastal erosion, and salt-water intrusion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7475 NOV 05, 2015

Barbier,Edward B. Disclosed

Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population (English)

According to global spatial data sets in 2000 more than one-third of the rural population in developing countries was located on less favored agricultural land and areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7101 NOV 01, 2014

Barbier, Edward B.; Hochard, Jacob P. Disclosed

Structural change, dualism and economic development : the role of the vulnerable poor on marginal lands (English)

Empirical evidence indicates that in many developing regions, the extreme poor in more marginal land areas form a "residual" pool of rural labor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6456 MAY 01, 2013

Barbier, Edward B. Disclosed

Natural capital, ecological scarcity and rural poverty (English)

Much of the rural poor -- who are growing in number -- are concentrated in ecologically fragile and remote areas. The key ecological scarcity problem facing such poor households is a vicious cycle of declining livelihoods, increased ecological degradation and loss of resource commons, and declining ecosystem services on which the poor depend. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6232 OCT 01, 2012

Barbier, Edward B. Disclosed

Agricultural pricing and environmental degradation (English)

The link between agricultural pricing and land degradation is often difficult to analyze empirically. The authors' understanding of how agricultural supply responds to changing prices in developing countries is incomplete. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS960 AUG 31, 1992

Barbier, Edward B.; Burgess, Joanne C.

The economics of farm-level adoption of soil conservation measures in the uplands of Java (English)

Environment Working Paper ENV11 OCT 31, 1988

Barbier,Edward B. Eligible for Disclosure