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WDR 2010: Background Papers

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World Development Report 2010

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BACKGROUND PAPERS

Atkinson, Giles, Kirk Hamilton, Giovanni Ruta, Dominique Van Der Mensbrugghe. "Trade in 'virtual carbon' : empirical results and implications for policy." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5194.

Barnett, Jon and Michael Webber. "Accomodating migration to promore adaption to climate change." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5270.

Brown, Casey; Meeks, Robyn; Ghile, Yonas; Hunu, Kenneth. "An empirical analysis of the effects of climate variables on national level economic growth." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5357.

Dubash, Navroz. "Climate Change through a Development Lens." Background Paper to the World Development Report 2010.

Figueres, Christiana and Charlotte Streck. "Enhanced financial mechanisms for post 2012 mitigation." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5008.

Foa, Roberto. "Social and governance dimensions of climate change: implications for policy." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 4939.

Hallegatte, Stephane, Patrice Dumas, Jean-Charles Hourcade. "A note on the economic cost of climate change and the rationale to limit it below 2°C." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5179.

Hourcade, Jean-Charles; Nadaud, Franck. "Thirty-five years of long-run energy forecasting : lessons for climate change policy." Policy Research Working Paper 5298.

Irwin, Timothy. "Implications for climate-change policy of research on cooperation in social dilemmas." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5006.

Liverani, Andrea. "Climate change and individual behavior: considerations for policy." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5058.

MacCracken, Mike. "Beyond Mitigation: Potential options for counter-balancing the climatic and environmental consequences of the rising concentrations of greenhouse gases." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 4938.

Meadowcroft, James. "Climate change governance." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 4941.

Mechler, Reinhard, Stefan Hochrainer, Georg Pflug, Alexander Lotsch, Keith Williges. "Assessing the financial vulnerability to climate-related natural hazards." Background Paper for the World Development Report 2010.

Norgaard, Kari Marie. "Cognitive and behavioral challenges in responding to climate change." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 4940.

Ostrom, Elinor. "A polycentric approach for coping with climate change." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5095.

Shalizi, Zamarak, Franck Lecocq. "Climate change and the economics of targeted mitigation in sectors with long-lived capital stock." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5063.

Strand, Jon. "“Revenue management” Effects related to financial flows generated by climate policy." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5053.

Thornton, Philip, and Mario Herrero. "The inter-linkages between rapid growth in livestock production, climate change, and the impacts on water resources, land use, and deforestation." Policy Research Working Paper, WPS 5178.

Watson, Charlene, and Samuel Fankhauser. "The Clean Development Mechanism: too flexible to produce sustainable development benefits?" Background Paper to the World Development Report 2010.

BACKGROUND NOTES

Beringer, Tim and Wolfgang Lucht. "Second generation bioenergy potential." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Füssel, Hans-Martin. "Review and quantitative analysis of indices of climate change exposure, adaptive capacity, sensitivity, and impacts." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Füssel, Hans-Martin. "The risks of climate change: A synthesis of new scientific knowledge since the finalization of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4)." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Gerten, Dieter and Stefanie Rost. "Climate change impacts on agricultural water stress and impact mitigation potential." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Haberl, H., K.-H. Erb, F. Krausmann, V. Gaube, S. Gingrich, C. Plutzar. "Quantification of the intensity of global human use of ecosystems for biomass production." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Heyder, Ursula. "Ecosystem integrity change as measured by biome change." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Houghton, Richard. "Emissions of carbon from land management." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Imam, Bisher. "Waters of the world." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Lotze-Campen, Hermann, Alexander Popp, Jan Philipp Dietrich, Michael Krause. "Competition for land between food, bioenergy and conservation." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Louati, Mohamed El Hedi, Julia Bucknall. "Tunisia's experience in water resource mobilization and management." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Müller, Christoph, Alberte Bondeau, Alexander Popp, Katharina Waha, Marianela Fader. "Climate change impacts on agricultural yields." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Ranger, Nicola, Robert Muir-Wood, Satya Priya."Assessing extreme climate hazards and options for risk mitigation and adaption in the developing world." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.

Rogers, David. "Environmental information services and development." Background note to the World Development Report 2010.




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