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    regionally significant source of black carbon or soot -a pollutant that affects human health and climate. Aisling Irwin reports.. Read More

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    Analysis of ecosystem changes, conserving ecosystems, and institutional arrangements to manage ecosystem services.

  • Economics of Climate Change

    Analysis of climate change impacts, adaptation measures, mitigation strategies, and institutions and policies for long-term adjustment to climate change.

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    Evaluation of different environmental policies, regulations and programs and their implications for sustainable development.

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Demand for Watershed Services: Understanding Local Preferences through a Choice Experiment in the Koshi Basin of Nepal

In this study, we undertake a choice experiment in order to identify differences in local demand for watershed services in the Koshi basin of Nepal. We first examine the possibility ..read more

Co-Producing Sustainability Knowledge: Assessing SANDEE's Role as a Research Network in South Asia

South Asia, as local and regional environment problems have grown, societal demand for new knowledge has outpaced the ability of traditional institutions to respond. In this context, we examine the expe..read more

Housing and Labor Productivity of Female Tea Pluckers in Sri Lanka

This study analyzes the link between labor productivity of tea-plantation workers in Sri Lanka and their living conditions. The results indicate a significant negative relationship between Indoor Air Pollution (IAP) vulnerable houses..read more

Adoption and Use of Improved Stoves and Biogas Plants in Rural India

Household air pollution remains a dominant health risk, particularly in South Asia. Increasing international attention has focused on improved cookstoves (ICS) as a vehicle for reducing household air pollution, regional environmenta..read more

Will Indian farmers respond to the call for increased biofuel production? Evidence from Northeastern India

In India, biofuel has gained in popularity in recent years because of its potential as a clean energy source and a means to stimulate rural development. Yet, growth in Jatropha, a key bio-fuel c..read more

The Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture: A Case Study from Nepal

In Nepal, as in many developing countries, concerns are increasing about the negative impact of climate change on agricultural yields and food security. The Nepalese have already seen changes in their climate that have made it incre..read more

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PhD Dissertation Scholarship (1st Round Result)

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Workshop on Economics of Mangroves and Coastal Ecosystems | February 24-25, 2015 | Colombo, Sri Lanka

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