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How Much Would Bangladesh Gain from the Removal of Subsidies on Electricity and Natural Gas ? (English)

As in many countries around the world, subsidies to energy in Bangladesh impose a significant fiscal burden, with benefits that disproportionately accrue to high-income households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8677 DEC 17, 2018

Timilsina,Govinda R.; Pargal,Sheoli; Tsigas,Marinos E.; Sahin,Sebnem Disclosed

Economy-wide impact of electricity price increases in Bangladesh : a CGE analysis (English)

This paper presents an analysis of the economic impact of electricity price increases in Bangladesh. A computable general equilibrium (CGE) model is developed and used to trace through the impact of an increase in the price of electricity on GDP, household consumption, economy-wide investment, government income, the trade balance, inflation, and sectoral outputs and prices. ... See More +

Working Paper 122312 DEC 24, 2017

Pargal,Sheoli; Sahin,Sebnem; Tsigas,Marinos E.; Timilsna,Govinda Disclosed

Firm-level decomposition of energy consumption in Turkish manufacturing industry (English)

Energy efficiency in industry is a crucial topic for Turkey, as the country has an import dependency of 80 percent in energy. Although the importance of enhancing energy efficiency in industry is widely acknowledged, there has not been any study examining the energy efficiency in Turkish industry at micro level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8211 OCT 04, 2017

Sahin,Sebnem Disclosed

Agricultural policies and trade paths in Turkey (English)

In 1959, shortly after the European Economic Community was founded under the 1957 Treaty of Rome, Turkey applied for Associate Membership in the then six-member common market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7059 OCT 01, 2014

Larson, Donald F.; Martin, Will; Sahin, Sebnem; Tsigas, Marino Disclosed

Reforming electricity subsidies in Pakistan : measures to protect the poor (English)

As part of its energy sector reforms, the Government of Pakistan plans to reduce spending on electricity subsidies to 0.3-0.4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) by mid-2016. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 93762 JUN 06, 2014

Walker, Thomas; Sahin, Sebnem; Saqib, Mohammad; Mayer, Kristy Disclosed

India's economic growth and environmental sustainability : what are the tradeoffs ? (English)

One of the key environmental problems facing India is that of particle pollution from the combustion of fossil fuels. This has serious health consequences and with the rapid growth in the economy these impacts are increasing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6208 SEP 01, 2012

Mani, Muthukumara; Markandya, Anil; Sagar, Aarsi; Sahin, Sebnem Disclosed

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Russian)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 MAR 22, 2012

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva English, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese Disclosed

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (English)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 SEP 22, 2011

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese Disclosed

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Japanese)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 SEP 22, 2011

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva English, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish Disclosed

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Arabic)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 NOV 01, 2010

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese Disclosed

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention : Peligros naturales, desastres evitables : la economia de la prevencion efectiva (Spanish)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 JAN 01, 2010

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva English, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese Disclosed

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Chinese)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 JAN 01, 2010

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva English, Russian, Arabic, Spanish, Japanese Disclosed

Impact estimation of disasters : a global aggregate for 1960 to 2007 (English)

This paper aims to estimate the global aggregate of disaster impacts during 1960 to 2007 using Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) methodology. The authors selected 184 major disasters in terms of the size of economic damages, based on the data available from the International Emergency Disasters and MunichRe (NatCat) databases for natural catastrophes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4963 JUN 01, 2009

Okuyama, Yasuhide; Sahin, Sebnem Disclosed

Valuing mortality and morbidity in the context of disaster risks (English)

Benefit-cost analyses of disaster risk reduction (DRR) projects are an important tool for evaluating the efficiency of such projects, and an important input into decision making. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4832 FEB 01, 2009

L. Cropper, Maureen; Sahin, Sebnem Disclosed

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How Much Would Bangladesh Gain from the Removal of Subsidies on Electricity and Natural Gas ? (English)
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DEC 17, 2018 WPS8677 Policy Research Working Paper
Economy-wide impact of electricity price increases in Bangladesh : a CGE analysis (English)
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DEC 24, 2017 122312 Working Paper
Firm-level decomposition of energy consumption in Turkish manufacturing industry (English)
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OCT 04, 2017 WPS8211 Policy Research Working Paper
Agricultural policies and trade paths in Turkey (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7059 Policy Research Working Paper
Reforming electricity subsidies in Pakistan : measures to protect the poor (English)
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JUN 06, 2014 93762 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
India's economic growth and environmental sustainability : what are the tradeoffs ? (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 WPS6208 Policy Research Working Paper
Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Russian)
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MAR 22, 2012 57860 Publication English, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (English)
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SEP 22, 2011 57860 Publication Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Japanese)
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SEP 22, 2011 57860 Publication English, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish
Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Arabic)
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NOV 01, 2010 57860 Publication English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention : Peligros naturales, desastres evitables : la economia de la prevencion efectiva (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2010 57860 Publication English, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese
Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2010 57860 Publication English, Russian, Arabic, Spanish, Japanese
Impact estimation of disasters : a global aggregate for 1960 to 2007 (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 WPS4963 Policy Research Working Paper
Valuing mortality and morbidity in the context of disaster risks (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 WPS4832 Policy Research Working Paper