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Cambiamento climatico

Aghion, P., Dechezlepretre, A., Hemous, D., Martin, R., Van Reenen, J. (2016). Carbon Taxes, Path Dependency, and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Auto Industry. Journal of Political Economy 124(1): 1-51.

Baarsch, F., Granadillos, J. R., Hare, W., Knauss, M., Krapp, M., Schaeffer, M., Lotze-Campen, H. (2020). The impact of climate change on incomes and convergence in Africa. World Development, forthcoming.

Baez, J., Caruso, G., Mueller, V., Niu, C. (2017). Heat Exposure and Youth Migration in Central America and the Caribbean. American Economic Review 107(5): 446-50.

Barreca, A., Clay, K., Deschenes, O., Greenstone, M., Shapiro, J. S. (2016). Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the US Temperature-Mortality Relationship over the Twentieth Century. Journal of Political Economy 124(1): 105-159.

Bernstein, A., Gustafson, M. T., Lewis, R. (2019). Disaster on the horizon: The price effect of sea level rise. Journal of Financial Economics 134: 253-272.

Blakeslee, D., Fishman, R., Srinivasan, V. (2020). Way Down in the Hole: Adaptation to Long-Term Water Loss in Rural India. American Economic Review 110(1): 200-224.

Breckner, M., Sunde, U. (2019). Temperature extremes, global warming, and armed conflict: new insights from high resolution data. World Development, forthcoming.

Burke, M., Emerick, K. (2016). Adaptation to Climate Change: Evidence from US Agriculture. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 8(3): 106-140.

Burke, M., Hsiang, S. M., Miguel, E. (2015). Climate and conflict. Annual Review of Economics 7: 577-597.

Cattaneo, C., Peri, G. (2016). The migration response to increasing temperatures. Journal of Development Economics 122: 127-146.

Costinot, A., Donaldson, D., Smith, C. (2016). Evolving Comparative Advantage and the Impact of Climate Change in Agricultural Markets: Evidence from 1.7 Million Fields around the World. Journal of Political Economy 124(1): 205-248.

Frondel, M., Simora, M., Sommer, S. (2017). Risk Perception of Climate Change: Empirical Evidence for Germany. Ecological Economics 137: 173-183.

Henderson, J. V., Storeygard, A., Deichmann, U. (2017). Has climate change driven urbanization in Africa? Journal of Development Economics 124: 60-82.

Mullins, J. T., White, C. (2019). Temperature and mental health: Evidence from the spectrum of mental health outcomes. Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming.

Nordhaus, W. (2019). Climate Change: The Ultimate Challenge for Economics. American Economic Review 109(6): 1991-2014.

Van Weezel, S. (2020). Local warming and violent armed conflict in Africa. World Development, forthcoming.

Disastri naturali

Ager, P., Erikson, K., Hansen, C., Lønstrup, L. (2019). How the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Shaped Economic Activity in the American West. NBER Working Paper No. 25727.

Akesaka, M. (2019). Change in time preferences: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 166: 239-245.

Caruso, G. D. (2017). The legacy of natural disasters: The intergenerational impact of 100 years of disasters in Latin America. Journal of Development Economics 127: 209-233.

Cassar, A., Healy, A., Von Kessler, C. (2017). Trust, Risk, and Time Preferences After a NaturalDisaster: Experimental Evidence from Thailand. World Development 94: 90-105.

Cavallo, E., Galiani, S., Noy, I., Pantano, J. (2013). Catastrophic Natural Disasters and Economic Growth. Review of Economics and Statistics 95(5): 1549-1561

Conzo, P. (2017). Natural Disasters and Social Preferences: The Effect of Tsunami-Memories on Cheating in Sri Lanka. Journal of Development Studies 54(3):1-20.

Danzer, A., Danzer, M. (2016). The long-run consequences of Chernobyl: Evidence on subjective well-being, mental health and welfare. Journal of Public Economics 135: 47-70.

Deryugina, T., Kawano, L., Levitt, S. (2018). The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 10(2): 202–233.

Felbermayr, G., Groski, J. (2014). Naturally negative: The growth effects of natural disasters. Journal of Development Economics 111: 92-106.

Freire, T., Henderson, V., Kuncoro, A. (2017). Volunteerism after the tsunami: the effects of democratization. World Bank Research Observer 31(1): 176–195.

Gualtieri, G., Nicolini, M., *Sabatini, F. (2019). Repeated shocks and preferences for redistribution. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 167: 53-71.

Hanaoka, C., Shigeoka, H., Watanabe, Y. (2018). Do Risk Preferences Change? Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake. American Economic Journal: Applied 10(2): 298-330.

Iyigun, M., Nunn, N., Qian, N. (2017). Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900. NBER Working Paper No. 23033.

Karbownik, K., Wray, A. (2019). Long-Run Consequences of Exposure to Natural Disasters. Journal of Labor Economics 37(3): 949-1007

Rehdanz, K., Welsch, H., Narita, D., Okubo, T. (2016). Well-being effects of a major natural disaster: The case of Fukushima. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 116: 500-517.



Arceo, E., Hanna, R., Oliva, P. (2016). Does the Effect of Pollution on Infant Mortality Differ Between Developing and Developed Countries? Evidence from Mexico City. The Economic Journal 126(591):

Bailey, R. E., Hatton, T. J., Inwood, K. (2018). Atmospheric Pollution, Health, and Height in Late Nineteenth Century Britain. Journal of Economic History 78(4): 1210-1247.

Barrows, G., Teevrat, G., Akhsaya, J. (2019). The Health Costs of Coal-Fired Power Plants in India. IZA Discussion Paper No. 12838.

Cesur, R., Tekin, E., Ulker, A. (2017). Air Pollution and Infant Mortality: Evidence from the Expansion of Natural Gas Infrastructure. The Economic Journal 127(600): 330-362.

Chang, T. Y., Huang, W., Wang, I. J. (2018). Something in the Air: Pollution and the Demand for Health Insurance. Review of Economic Studies 85(3): 1609-1634.

Chang, T. J., Zivin, J. G., Gross, T., Neidell, M. (2019). The Effect of Pollution on Worker Productivity: Evidence from Call Center Workers in China. American Economic Journal: Applied 11(1): 151-172.

Deryugina, T., Heutel, G., Miller, N. H., Molitor, D., Reif, J. (2019). The Mortality and Medical Costs of Air Pollution: Evidence from Changes in Wind Direction. American Economic Review 109(12): 4178-4219.

Deschenes, O., Greenstone, M., Shapiro, J. S. (2017). Defensive Investments and the Demand for Air Quality: Evidence from the NOx Budget Program. American Economic Review 107(10): 2958-2989.

Jorgenson, A., Schor, J., Huang, X. R. (2017). Income Inequality and Carbon Emissions in the United States: A State-level Analysis, 1997-2012. Ecological Economics 134: 40-48.

Knittel, C. R., Miller, D. L., Sanders, N. J. (2016). Caution, Drivers! Children Present: Traffic, Pollution, and Infant Health Review of Economics and Statistics 98(2): 350-366.

Kunn, S., Palacios, J., Pestel, N. (2019). Indoor Air Quality and Cognitive Performance. IZA Discussion Paper No. 12632.

Lipscomb, M., Mobarak, A. M. (2017). Decentralization and Pollution Spillovers: Evidence from the Re-drawing of County Borders in Brazil. Review of Economic Studies 84(1): 464-502.

Litcher, A., Pestel, N., Sommer, E. (2017). Productivity effects of air pollution: Evidence from professional soccer. Labour Economics 48: 53-66.

Persico, C. (2020). Can Pollution Cause Poverty? The Effects of Pollution on Educational, Health and Economic Outcomes. IZA Discussion Paper 12965.

Persico, C., Figlio, D. (2020). The Developmental Consequences of Superfund Sites. Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming.

Rosales-Rueda, M., Tryiana, M. (2019). The Persistent Effects of Early-Life Exposure to Air Pollution Evidence from the Indonesian Forest Fires. Journal of Human Resources 54: 1037-1080.

Schwirplies, C., Duetschke, E., Schleich, J., Ziegler, A. (2020). The willingness to offset CO2 emissions from traveling: Findings from discrete choice experiments with different framings. Ecological Economics, forthcoming.

Schlenker, W, Walker, W. R. (2016). Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health. Review of Economic Studies 83(2): 768-809.

Shapiro, J. S. (2017). Trade Costs, CO2, and the Environment. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 8(4): 220-254.

Shapiro, J. S., Walker, R. (2018). Why Is Pollution from US Manufacturing Declining? The Roles of Environmental Regulation, Productivity, and Trade. American Economic Review 108(12): 3814-54.

Sheldon, T. L., Sankaran, C. (2017). The Impact of Indonesian Forest Fires on Singaporean Pollution and Health. American Economic Review 107(5): 526-29.

Zheng, S. Q., Kahn, M. E. (2017). A New Era of Pollution Progress in Urban China? Journal of Economic Perspectives 31(1): 71-92.


Politiche ambientali

Andor, M. A., Fels, K. M. (2018). Behavioral Economics and Energy Conservation A Systematic Review of Non-price Interventions and Their Causal Effects. Ecological Economics 148: 178-210.

Behera, B. (2009). Explaining the performance of state-community joint forest management in India. Ecological Economics 69(1): 177-185.

Cardenas, J. C. (2016). Human behavior and the use of experiments to understand the agricultural, resource, and environmental challenges of the XXI century. Agricultural Economics 47: 61-71.

Dionne, K. J., Horowitz, J. (2016). The Political Effects of Agricultural Subsidies in Africa: Evidence from Malawi. World Development 87: 215-226.

Do, Q. T., Joshi, S., Stolper, S. (2018). Can environmental policy reduce infant mortality? Evidence from the Ganga Pollution Cases. Journal of Development Economics 133: 306-325.

Farrow, K., Grolleau, G., Ibanez, L. (2017). Social Norms and Pro-environmental Behavior: A Review of the Evidence. Ecological Economics 140: 1-13.

Garrone, M., Emmers, D., Lee, H., Olper, A., Swinnen, J. (2020). Subsidies and agricultural productivity in the EU. Agricultural Economics 50(6): 803-817.

Huaranca, L. L., Iribarnegaray, M. A., Albesa, F., Volante, J. N. (2020). Social Perspectives on Deforestation, Land Use Change, and Economic Development in an Expanding Agricultural Frontier in Northern Argentina. Ecological Economics, forthcoming.

Keiser, D. A., Shapiro, J. S. (2016). Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality. Quarterly Journal of Economics 134(1): 349–396.

King, M., Tarbush, B., Teytelboym, A. (2019). Targeted carbon tax reforms. European Economic Review 119: 526-547.

Marin, G., Vona, F. (2020). Climate policies and skill-biased employment dynamics: Evidence from EU countries. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, forthcoming.

Rhodes, E., Axsen, J., Jaccard, M. (2017). Exploring Citizen Support for Different Types of Climate Policy. Ecological Economics 137: 56-69.

Schubert, C. (2017). Green nudges: Do they work? Are they ethical? Ecological Economics 132: 329-343.

Stiglitz, J. E. (2019). Addressing climate change through price and non-price interventions. European Economic Review 119: 594-616.

Svenningsen, L. S., Thorsen, B. J. (2020). Preferences for Distributional Impacts of Climate Policy. Environmental and Resource Economics 75: 1–24.

Von Carnap, T. (2017). Irrigation as a Historical Determinant of Social Capital in India? A Large-Scale Survey Analysis. World Development 95: 316-333.

Wilder, M., Lankao, P. M. (2016). Paradoxes of decentralization: Water reform and social implications in Mexico. World Development 34(11): 1977-1995.

Risorse comuni

Aida, T. (2019). Social capital as an instrument for common pool resource management: a case study of irrigation management in Sri Lanka. Oxford Economic Papers 71(4): 952-978.

De Geest, L. R., Stranlund, J. K., Spraggon, J. M. (2017). Deterring poaching of a common pool resource. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 141: 254-276.

Delaney, J., Jacobson, S. (2017). Payments or Persuasion: Common Pool Resource Management with Price and Non-price Measures. Environmental and Resource Economics 65(4): 747-772.

Ricks, J. I. (2016). Building Participatory Organizations for Common Pool Resource Management: Water User Group Promotion in Indonesia. World Development 77: 34-47.


Risorse naturali e risparmio energetico

Covert, T., Greenstone, M., Knittel, C. R. (2016). Will We Ever Stop Using Fossil Fuels? Journal of Economic Perspectives 30(1): 117-137.

Gerlagh, R., Liski, M. (2018). Carbon Prices for the Next Hundred Years. The Economic Journal 128(609): 728-757.

Hilber, C. A. L., Palmer, C., Pinchbeck, E. W. (2019). The energy costs of historic preservation. Journal of Urban Economics, forthcoming.

Marchand, S. (2016). The colonial origins of deforestation: an institutional analysis. Environment and Development Economics 21(3): 318-349.


Sviluppo sostenibile

Adda, J. (2016). Economic Activity and the Spread of Viral Diseases: Evidence from High Frequency Data. Quarterly Journal of Economics 131(2): 891–941.

Jones, C. I. (2016). Life and growth. Journal of Political Economy 124(2): 549-578.

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