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Blackman, A., F. Alpízar, F. Carlsson and M. Rivera-Planter (2018). A contingent valuation approach to estimating regulatory costs: Mexico´s day without driving program. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Vol. 5:3.
Cook , Joseph , Peter Kimuyu and Josephine Gakii Gatua. 2016. “A Simple Stated Preference Tool for Estimating the Value of Travel Time in Rural Africa.” Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 7:2: 221-247.
Fischer, Carolyn and Martin Smith . 2016. “Disease Risk and Market Structure in Salmon Aquaculture .” Water Economics and Policy : .
Nagendra, Harini and Elinor Ostrom. 2014. “Applying the social-ecological system framework to the diagnosis of urban lake commons in Bangalore, India.” Ecology and Society 19:2: 67.
Mcginnis, Michael D. and Elinor Ostrom. 2014. “Social-ecological system framework: initial changes and continuing challenges.” Ecology and Society 19:2: 30.
Nagendra, Harini and Elinor Ostrom. 2012. “Polycentric governance of multifunctional forested landscapes.” International Journal of the Commons 6:2: 104-133.
Ostrom, Elinor. 2012. “ Coevolving Relationships between Political Science and Economics.” RMM 3: 51-65.
Buonocore, Jonathan J., Kathleen F. Lambert, Dallas Burtraw, Samantha Sekar and Charles T. Driscoll. 2016. “An Analysis of Costs and Health Co-Benefits for a U.S. Power Plant Carbon Standard.” Plos One 11:6: e0156308.
Whittington, Dale and Adamowicz Wiktor. 2016. “Asking Willingness-to-Accept Questions in Stated Preference Surveys: A Review and Research Agenda.” EfD Discussion Paper Series 16-18.
Kuwayama, Yusuke and Nicholas Brozović. 2016. “Optimal Management of Environmental Externalities with Time Lags and Uncertainty.” Environmental and Resource Economics : .
Kurz, Verena, Kinga Posadzy and Andreas Orland. 2016. “Fairness versus Efficiency: How Procedural Fairness Concerns Affect Coordination.” EfD Discussion Paper Series 16-01.
Robalino, Juan and Catalina Sandoval. 2015. “Direct and Indirect Effects of Extreme Weather Events and Potential Estimation Biases.” EfD Discussion Paper Series 29-15.
Santis, Oscar and Carlos Chávez Rebolledo. 2015. “Quota Compliance in TURFs: An Experimental Analysis on Complementarities of Formal and Informal Enforcement with Changes in Abundance.” EfD Discussion Paper Series 15-24.
Blackman, Allen and Marisol Rivera Planter. 2015. “Does Eco-certification Stem Tropical Deforestation? Forest Stewardship Council Certification in Mexico.” EfD Discussion Paper Series 15-19.
Ntuli, Herbert and Edwin Muchapondwa. 2015. “Effects of Wildlife Resources on Community Welfare: Income, Poverty and Inequality.” 15-21.
Tibesigwa, Byela, Martine Visser, Mark Collinson and Wayne Twine. 2015. “Gender Differences in Climate Change Risk, Food Security, and Adaptation: A Study of Rural Households’ Reliance on Agriculture and Natural Resources to Sustain Livelihoods.” EfD Discussion Paper Series 15-20.
Backteman, Karin, Po-Tsan Goh, Cyndi Spindell Berck, Salvatory Macha, Leonie Joubert, Maimuna Kabatesi, Zelealem Ghebremedhin, Gunnar Köhlin, Yonas Alem, Susanna Olai, Francisco Alpízar, Maria Angelica Naranjo, Carlos Chávez Rebolledo, Jintao Xu, Ping Qin, Alemu Mekonnen, Jane Kabubo-Mariara, Jane Turpie, Razack Lokina and Allen Blackman. 2015. “EfD Annual report 2014/15”
Blackman, Allen, Francisco Alpízar, Fredrik Carlsson and Marisol Rivera Planter. 2015. “A Contingent Valuation Approach to Estimating Regulatory Costs Mexico’s Day Without Driving Program.” RFF Discussion Paper Series RFF DP 15-21.
Burtraw, Dallas, Sophie Pan, Karen Palmer and Anthony Paul. 2015. “A Proximate Mirror: Greenhouse Gas Rules and Strategic Behavior under the US Clean Air Act” RFF Discussion Paper Series 15:02
Blackman, Allen, Alexander Pfaff and Juan Robalino. 2015. “Paper Park Performance: Mexico’s Natural Protected Areas in the 1990s.” Global Environmental Change 31: 50-61.
Kroetz, Kailin, James Sanchirico and Daniel K. Lew. 2015. “Efficiency Costs of Social Objectives in Tradable Permit Programs” RFF Discussion paper 14:32
Blackman, Allen. 2015. “Strict versus Mixed Use Protected Areas: Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve.” Ecological Economics 112: 14-24.
Ibanez, Marcela and Allen Blackman. 2015. “Environmental and Economic Impacts of Growing Certified Organic Coffee in Colombia.” EfD Discussion Paper Series EfD-DP-15-02.
Lambin, Eric F., Patrick Meyfroidt, Ximena Rueda, Allen Blackman, Jan Borner, Paolo Omar Cerutti, Thomas Dietsch, Laura Jungmann, Penelope Lamarque, Jane Lister, Nathalie Walker and Sven Wunder. 2014. “Effectiveness and synergies of policy instruments for land use governance in tropical regions.” Global Environmental Change 28: 129-140.
Sterner, Thomas, Yonas Alem, Francisco Alpízar, Cyndi Spindell Berck, Carlos Chávez Rebolledo, Johane Dikgang, Stephen Kirama, Gunnar Köhlin, Jane Kabubo-Mariara, Alemu Mekonnen and Jintao Xu. 2014. “The Environment for Development Initiative: lessons learned in research, academic capacity building and policy intervention to manage resources for sustainable growth.” Environment and Development Economics 19:3: 367-391.
Blackman, Allen, Maria Angelica Naranjo, Juan Robalino, Francisco Alpízar and Jorge Rivera. 2014. “Does Tourism Eco-Certification Pay? Costa Rica’s Blue Flag Program.” World Development 58: 41-52.
Miranda, Juan Jose, Leonardo Corral, Allen Blackman, Gregory Asner and Eirivelthon Lima. 2014. “Effects of Protected Areas on Forest Cover Change and Local Communities Evidence from the Peruvian Amazon.” EfD Discussion Paper Series EfD DP 14-14.
Blackman, Allen, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, Juha Siikamäki and Daniel Velez-Lopez. 2014. Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Prioritizing Policies Published by Environment for Development.
Blackman, Allen, Alicia Raimondi and Frederick Cubbage. 2014. “Does Forest Certification in Developing Countries Have Environmental Benefits? Insights from Mexican Corrective Action Requests.” EfD Discussion Paper Series EfD DP 14-09.
Kroetz, Kailin, James Sanchirico, Paul R. Armsworth and H. Spencer Banzhaf. 2014. “Benefits of the Ballot Box for Species Conservation.” Ecology Letters 17:3: 294-302.
Burtraw, Dallas and Samantha Sekar. 2014. “Two world views on carbon revenues.” Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 4:1: 110-120.
Blackman, Allen, Eduardo Uribe, Bart Van Hoof and Thomas Lyon. 2013. “Voluntary environmental agreements in developing countries: the Colombian experience.” Policy Sciences 46:4: 335-385.
Bento, Antonio, Mark Jacobsen and Antung Anthony Liu. 2013. “Environmental Policy in the Presence of an Informal Sector”
Kuwayama, Yusuke and Nicholas Brozović. 2013. “The regulation of a spatially heterogeneous externality: Tradable groundwater permits to protect streams.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 66:2: 364-382.
Blackman, Allen. 2013. “Evaluating forest conservation policies in developing countries using remote sensing data: An introduction and practical guide.” Forest Policy and Economics 34: 1-16.
Carlsson, Fredrik, Mitesh Kataria, Alan Krupnick, Elina Lampi, Åsa Löfgren, Ping Qin and Thomas Sterner. 2013. “A fair share: Burden-sharing preferences in the United States and China .” Resource and Energy Economics 35:1: 1-17.
Blackman, Allen. 2012. “Does eco-certification boost regulatory compliance in developing countries? ISO 14001 in Mexico.” Journal of Regulatory Economics 42:3: 242-263.
Blackman, Allen, Maria Angelica Naranjo, Juan Robalino, Francisco Alpízar and Jorge Rivera. 2012. “Does Tourism Eco-Certification Pay? Costa Rica’s Blue Flag Program.” EfD Discussion Paper Series EfD DP 12-13.
Blackman, Allen and Maria Angelica Naranjo. 2012. “Does eco-certification have environmental benefits? Organic coffee in Costa Rica.” Ecological Economics 83: 58-66.
Siikamäki, Juha, James N. Sanchirico, and Sunny L. Jardine(2012) "Global economic potential for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from mangrove loss", PNAS, published ahead of print July 30, 2012, doi:10.1073/pnas.1200519109
Kuwayama, Yusuke and Nicholas Brozović. 2013. “Analytical hydrologic models and the design of policy instruments for groundwater-quality management.” Hydrogeology Journal 20:5: 957-972.
Hoffmann, S., Qin, P., Krupnick, A., Badrakh, B., Batbaatar, S., Altangerel, E., and L. Sereeter, 2012. The Willingness to Pay for Mortality Risk Reductions in Mongolia, Resource and Energy Economics 34 (2012) 493-513.
Sterner, Thomas and Jessica Coria. 2012. Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management
Damon, Maria and Joshua Graff Zivin. 2012. “Environmental Policy and Political Realities: Fisheries Management and Job Creation in the Pacific Islands.” Journal of Environment and Development 21:2: 198-218.
Fischer, Carolyn and Thomas Sterner. 2012. “Climate Policy, Uncertainty, and the Role of Technological Innovation.” Journal of public Economic Theory 14:2: 285-309.
Fischer, Carolyn, Asbjorn Torvanger, Manish Kumar Shrivastara, Thomas Sterner and Peter Stigson. 2012. “How Should Support for Climate-Friendly Technologies Be Designed?.” AMBIO 41:1: 33-45.