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Environment strategy 2010 : analytical background papers (English)

The Bank's environmental agenda has evolved gradually since the 1970s. During the 1970s and 1980s, the main focus was on mitigating the potential environmental damage associated with investment projects using environmental impact assessments (EIA). ... See More +

Working Paper 68703 MAR 01, 2011

Kanakia, Rahul; Dezfuli, Ghazal; Triana, Ernesto Sanchez; Ortolano, Leonard; Ruta, Giovanni

The changing wealth of nations : measuring sustainable development in the new millennium (English)

This book is about development and measuring development progress. While precise definitions may vary, development is, at heart, a process of building wealth, the produced, natural, human, and institutional capital which is the source of income and wellbeing. ... See More +

Publication 58847 DEC 13, 2010

Jarvis, Michael; Lange, Glenn-Marie; Hamilton, Kirk; Desai, Deval; Fraumeni, Barbara; Edens, Bram; Ferreira, Susana; Li, Haizheng; Chakraborti, Lopa; Kingsmill, William; Ruta, Giovanni

Monitoring environmental sustainability trends, challenges and the way forward (English)

This report presents a concise review of the major environmental and natural resources issues at the global and national level over the coming two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 81066 DEC 09, 2010

Ruta, Giovanni

Trade in 'virtual carbon' : empirical results and implications for policy (English)

The fact that developing countries do not have carbon emission caps under the Kyoto Protocol has led to the current interest in high-income countries in border taxes on the "virtual" carbon content of imports. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5194 JAN 01, 2010

Hamilton, Kirk; Atkinson, Giles; Van Der Mensbrugghe, Dominique; Ruta, Giovanni

Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century : Donde esta la riqueza de las naciones? : medir el capital para el siglo XXI (Spanish)

The book presents estimates of total wealth for nearly 120 countries, using economic theory to decompose the wealth of a nation into its component pieces: produced capital, natural resources and human resources. ... See More +

Publication 34855 JAN 01, 2009

Hamilton, Kirk; Ruta, Giovanni; Bolt, Katharine; Markandya, Anil; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette; Silva, Patricia; Ordoubadi, M. Saeed; Lange, Glenn-Marie; Tajibaeva, Liaila English, Arabic, Vietnamese

Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century (Arabic)

The book presents estimates of total wealth for nearly 120 countries, using economic theory to decompose the wealth of a nation into its component pieces: produced capital, natural resources and human resources. ... See More +

Publication 34855 JAN 01, 2008

Hamilton, Kirk; Ruta, Giovanni; Bolt, Katharine; Markandya, Anil; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette; Silva, Patricia; Ordoubadi, M. Saeed; Lange, Glenn-Marie; Tajibaeva, Liaila English, Spanish, Vietnamese

Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century : Cua cai cua cac quoc gia o dau? : do luong nguon cua cai the ky XXI (Vietnamese)

The book presents estimates of total wealth for nearly 120 countries, using economic theory to decompose the wealth of a nation into its component pieces: produced capital, natural resources and human resources. ... See More +

Publication 34855 JAN 01, 2008

Hamilton, Kirk; Ruta, Giovanni; Bolt, Katharine; Markandya, Anil; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette; Silva, Patricia; Ordoubadi, M. Saeed; Lange, Glenn-Marie; Tajibaeva, Liaila English, Spanish, Arabic

Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century (English)

The book presents estimates of total wealth for nearly 120 countries, using economic theory to decompose the wealth of a nation into its component pieces: produced capital, natural resources and human resources. ... See More +

Publication 34855 DEC 01, 2005

Hamilton, Kirk; Ruta, Giovanni; Bolt, Katharine; Markandya, Anil; Pedroso-Galinato, Suzette; Silva, Patricia; Ordoubadi, M. Saeed; Lange, Glenn-Marie; Tajibaeva, Liaila Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese

Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic : Evaluer couts de la degradation de l/environnement : un manuel de formation en Anglais, Francais et Arabe (French)

Everyday decisions require information. For example, entrepreneurs decide whether to invest in new machinery; workers decide whether to accept a job; and families decide where to go on vacation. ... See More +

Environment Working Paper 35792 SEP 01, 2005

Sarraf, Maria; Bolt, Katherine; Ruta, Giovanni English, Arabic

Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic (English)

Everyday decisions require information. For example, entrepreneurs decide whether to invest in new machinery; workers decide whether to accept a job; and families decide where to go on vacation. ... See More +

Environment Working Paper 35792 SEP 01, 2005

Sarraf, Maria; Bolt, Katherine; Ruta, Giovanni French, Arabic

Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic (Arabic)

Everyday decisions require information. For example, entrepreneurs decide whether to invest in new machinery; workers decide whether to accept a job; and families decide where to go on vacation. ... See More +

Environment Working Paper 35792 SEP 01, 2005

Sarraf, Maria; Bolt, Katherine; Ruta, Giovanni English, French

Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2005 (English)

In line with one of the major themes in the Bank's Environment Strategy, this 2005 annual review is devoted to the theme of environmental health. ... See More +

Publication 34110 JUN 30, 2005

Smith, Kirk R.; Ahmed, Kulsum; Penalosa, Enrique; Trace, Simon; Tsutsui, Eri; Leitner, Kerstin Dr.; Procee, Paul; Kaufmann, Rachel; Awe, Yewande; Tynan, Ellen; Constant, Samantha; Sarraf, Maria; Acharya, Anjali; Bojo, Ian [editor]; Ruta, Giovanni

Capital accumulation and resources depletion - a Hartwick rule counterfactual (English)

How rich would resource-abundant countries be if they had actually followed the Hartwick Rule (invest resource rents in other assets) over the past 30 years? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3480 JAN 01, 2005

Hamilton, Kirk; Tajibaeva, Liaila; Ruta, Giovanni

Coastal zones management and tourism in the Dominican Republic (English)

This working paper includes the following headings: the coastal zones in the Dominican Republic; the causes and the cost of degradation in coastal areas; the incentive framework in coastal and marine zones; the institutional arrangements; and elements for an action plan. ... See More +

Working Paper 67330 DEC 01, 2003

Ruta, Giovanni

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Environment strategy 2010 : analytical background papers (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 68703 Working Paper
The changing wealth of nations : measuring sustainable development in the new millennium (English)
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DEC 13, 2010 58847 Publication
Monitoring environmental sustainability trends, challenges and the way forward (English)
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DEC 09, 2010 81066 Working Paper
Trade in 'virtual carbon' : empirical results and implications for policy (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 WPS5194 Policy Research Working Paper
Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century : Donde esta la riqueza de las naciones? : medir el capital para el siglo XXI (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2009 34855 Publication English, Arabic, Vietnamese
Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2008 34855 Publication English, Spanish, Vietnamese
Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century : Cua cai cua cac quoc gia o dau? : do luong nguon cua cai the ky XXI (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2008 34855 Publication English, Spanish, Arabic
Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 34855 Publication Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese
Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic : Evaluer couts de la degradation de l/environnement : un manuel de formation en Anglais, Francais et Arabe (French)
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SEP 01, 2005 35792 Environment Working Paper English, Arabic
Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 35792 Environment Working Paper French, Arabic
Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic (Arabic)
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SEP 01, 2005 35792 Environment Working Paper English, French
Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2005 (English)
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JUN 30, 2005 34110 Publication
Capital accumulation and resources depletion - a Hartwick rule counterfactual (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 WPS3480 Policy Research Working Paper
Coastal zones management and tourism in the Dominican Republic (English)
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DEC 01, 2003 67330 Working Paper