Mar 2020
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Murguia, Juan M.; Cicowiez, Martin; Moreda, Adela
Public investment in different types of tourism, from business to leisure tourism, has differentiated impacts on local economies, environment, people and government revenues. A fully integrated…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Bagstad, Kenneth J.; Cicowiez, Martin; Dudek, Sebastian
We link the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform to ecosystem services modeling (ESM). The IEEMESM Platform is an innovative decision-making framework for exploring complex…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Bagstad, Kenneth J.; Cicowiez, Martin; Dudek, Sebastian
Vinculamos la Plataforma de Modelado Económico-Ambiental Integrada (IEEM) al modelado de servicios ecosistémicos (ESM). La plataforma IEEM ESM es un marco innovador de toma de decisiones para…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin
This technical guide presents the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform, a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model developed at the Inter-American Development Bank…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin
Esta guía técnica presenta la Plataforma de Modelado Económico-Ambiental Integrada (IEEM por sus siglas en ingles), un modelo de equilibrio general computable dinámico recursivo desarrollado en el…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Ruiz-Tagle V., Cristóbal; Schueftan, Alejandra
Ambient air pollution is a serious problem in cities in south-central Chile because of massive combustion of wood as fuel for residential heating. To reduce air pollution emissions, Chile’s…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Chakalall, Yuri; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto
The results of the iGOPP application in Guyana (2017) show a general progress level of 11.82%, which places the country in “low” range of advance. The analysis of the results by component of public…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Visconti, Ernesto; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Benjamin, Lisa
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
May 2018
Author(s): Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Levy, Alberto; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Carlino, Hernán; Gutman, Verónica; Iezzi, Marcelo; Carlino, Micaela
Esta asignación, denominada “Examen de instrumentos económicos para la fijación de precios al carbono”, ha sido desarrollada con el objetivo último de entregar un análisis claro y comprensivo de las…
Feb 2018
Author(s): de Camino, Ronnie
Este trabajo procura contribuir a consolidar una economía forestal dinámica en Nicaragua, atrayendo inversiones nacionales e internacionales para su desarrollo, mediante la formulación de…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Meunier, Guy; Hallegatte, Stephane
This paper finds that it is optimal to start a long-term emission-reduction strategy with significant short-term abatement investment, even if the optimal carbon price starts low and grows…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
Este estudio examina de manera empírica el efecto que tiene una mejora en las condiciones de la gobernabilidad en la gestión del riesgo sobre las pérdidas humanas ante la ocurrencia de un desastre.…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Huppi, Monika; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Fernandez, Coral; Haarsager, Ulrike; Szwedzki, Roni; Oliveira, Patricia; Niembro, Rasec; Rivera, Johanan; Rey, Joaquin; Jansson, Maya; Fragano, Frank; Quintero, Juan ; Elliott, Victoria; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany
This is the approach paper for the forthcoming evaluation of the Inter-American Development Group's environmental and social safeguards systems. The paper lays out the evaluation's…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Corderi, David
Between 2005 and 2013, Peru experienced above-average economic growth compared to other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. This process of development has led to widespread pressure on the…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Corderi, David
Perú ha experimentado un crecimiento económico por encima de la media de los países de la región entre 2005 y 2013. Este proceso de desarrollo ha implicado un aumento generalizado de la presión sobre…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Audoly, Richard; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Guivarch, Céline; Pfeiffer, Alexander
This paper covers three policy-relevant aspects of the carbon content of electricity that are well established among integrated assessment models but under-discussed in the policy debate. First,…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Hallegatte, Stephane
Countries have pledged to stabilize global warming at a 1.5 to 2°C increase. Either target requires reaching net zero emissions before the end of the century, which implies a major transformation of…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
This edition of Environmental Economics for Evidence Based Policy applies the IEEM Platform to evaluating strategies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Results from applying IEEM…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
Esta edición de Economía-Ambiental Políticas Basadas en la Evidencia aplica la Plataforma IEEM para evaluar estrategias para lograr los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (SDGs). Los resultados de la…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Rozenberg, Julie; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Hallegatte, Stephane
To mitigate climate change, some governments opt for instruments focused on investment, like performance standards or feebates, instead of carbon prices. We compare these policies in a Ramsey model…