Dr. Joy E. Hecht
in East Africa
Note: All source URLs shown below for the studies in the reference list were correct as of March, 2011. Copies of many of these studies are also available at this website by following the "here" links.Brown, Sally, Abiy S. Kebede and Robert J. Nicholls, 2009. "Sea‐Level Rise and Impacts in Africa, 2000 to 2100" School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Available at www.unep.org/climatechange/adaptation/Portals/133/documents/AdaptCost/9%20Sea%20Level%20Rise%20Report%20Jan%202010.pdf or here.
Bundervoet, Tom, Philip Verwimp, and Richard Akresh, 2007. "Health and Civil War in Rural Burundi." Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Discussion Paper Number 2951. Available at ftp://repec.iza.org/RePEc/Discussionpaper/dp2951.pdf or here.
Cline, William, Global Warming and Agriculture: Impact Estimates by Country. (Washington, D.C.: Center for Global Development, 2007) Available (one chapter per file) at http://www.cgdev.org/content/publications/detail/14090#Chpt.
Collier, Paul. 1999. “On the Economic Consequences of Civil War.” Oxford Economic Papers 51(1): 168–183. Available at http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.17.8716 or here.
Dasgupta, Susmita, Benoit Laplante, Craig Meisner, David Wheeler, and Jianping Yan, February 2007. "The Impact of Sea Level Rise on Developing Countries: A Comparative Analysis" World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 4136, February 2007 Available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/ papers.cfm?abstract_id=962790 or here.
Dasgupta, Susmita, Benoit Laplante, Siobhan Murray, and David Wheeler, September 2009. "Climate Change and the Future Impacts of Storm-Surge Disasters in Developing Countries." Center for Global Development Working Paper 182. Available at http://www.cgdev.org/content/publications/detail/1422836/ or here.
Günther, Isabel and Kenneth Harttgen, 2006a. "Households' Vulnerability to Covariate and Idiosyncratic Shocks." Preliminary draft. Available at http://econstor.eu/bitstream/10419/19838/1/guenther.pdf or here.
Günther, Isabel and Kenneth Harttgen, 2006b. "Estimating Vulnerability to Covariate and Idiosyncratic Shocks." Ibero-American Institute for Economic Research (Gottingen, Germany), Discussion Paper No. 154. Available at http://wwwuser.gwdg.de/~fjohann/paper/DB154.pdf or here.
Hesse, Ced and James MacGregor, October 2006. "Pastoralism: drylands’ invisible asset? Developing a framework for assessing the value of pastoralism in East Africa." (London, England: International Institute for Environment and Development, 2006) Available at http://pubs.iied.org/pdfs/12534IIED.pdf or here.
Hinkel, Jochen and Richard J.T. Klein, 2009. "Integrating knowledge to assess coastal vulnerability to sea-level rise: The development of the DIVA tool." Global Environmental Change 19 (2009) 384–395. Available at http://web.me.com/rjtklein/Site/Home_files/09hk_gec.pdf or here.
Iglesias, Ana, and Cynthia Rosenzweig. 2010. "Effects of Climate Change on Global Food Production under Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) Emissions and Socioeconomic Scenarios: Data from a Crop Modeling Study." Palisades, NY: Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Columbia University. Available at http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/mva/cropclimate (downloaded December 2010)
Imai, Kosuke and Jeremy Weinstein, 2000. "Measuring the Economic Impact of Civil War" CID Working Paper No. 51 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Center for International Development, June 2000) Available at http://imai.princeton.edu/research/files/cid.pdf or here.
Jensen, R. 2000 "Agricultural Volatility and Investments in Children." AER Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 90 (2) pp. 399-404. Available at http://are.berkeley.edu/courses/ARE251/2004/papers/Jensen.pdf or here.
Kebede, Abiy S., Sally Brown and Robert J. Nicholls, 2010. "Synthesis Report: The Implications of Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise in Tanzania – The Coastal Zones." Report submitted to the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI). Available at http://economics-of-cc-in-tanzania.org/images/Tanzania_coastal_report_draft_vs_2_1_.pdf or here.
Kebede, Abiy S. and Robert J. Nicholls, 2011. "Population and Assets Exposure to Coastal Flooding in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania): Vulnerability to Climate Extremes." Report prepared by the Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research, Southampton, Highfield, UK. Submitted to the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP). Available at http://economics-of-cc-in-tanzania.org/images/Dar-es-Salaam_City-Analysis_Final-Report_1_.pdf or here.
Meehl, G.A., T.F. Stocker, W.D. Collins, P. Friedlingstein, A.T. Gaye, J.M. Gregory, A. Kitoh, R. Knutti, J.M. Murphy, A. Noda, S.C.B. Raper, I.G. Watterson, A.J. Weaver and Z.-C. Zhao, 2007: "Global Climate Projections." In: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Solomon, S., D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. Available at http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/ar4/wg1/en/contents.html.
Nakicenovic, Nebojsa and Rob Swart (Eds.) Special Report on Emissions Scenarios. (Geneva, Switzerland: IPCC, 2000) Available from Cambridge University Press, UK or at http://www.ipcc.ch/ipccreports/sres/emission/index.php?idp=0.
Nathan Associates, 2011. "Corridor Diagnostic Study of the Northern and Central Corridors of East Africa, Draft Action Plan Volume 1: Main Report." Available at http://www.eastafricancorridors.org/cdsupdate; main report also available here.
Nelson, Gerald C., Mark W. Rosegrant, Amanda Palazzo, Ian Gray, Christina Ingersoll, Richard Robertson, Simla Tokgoz, Tingju Zhu, Timothy B. Sulser, Claudia Ringler, Siwa Msangi, and Liangzhi You, 2010. Food Security, Farming, and Climate Change to 2050: Scenarios, Results, Policy Options. Advance Copy. (Washington DC: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2010) Report and data available through http://www.ifpri.org/book-775/ourwork/researcharea/climate-change.
Nillesen, E. and Verwimp, P., 2010. "A Phoenix in Flames? Portfolio Choice and Violence in Civil War in rural Burundi." MICROCON Research Working Paper 25, Brighton: MICROCON. Available at http://www.microconflict.eu/publications/RWP25_EN_PV.pdf or here.
Rahmstorf, S., 2007. "A Semi-Empirical Approach to Projecting Future Sea-Level Rise." Science, 315: 368-370. Available at http://www.pik-potsdam.de/~stefan/Publications/Nature/rahmstorf_science_2007.pdf or here.
Sachs, Jeffrey D., Andrew D. Mellinger, and John L. Gallup, 2001 "The Geography of Poverty and Wealth." Scientific American, March 2001, pp.71-74. Available at http://www.cid.harvard.edu/cidinthenews/articles/Sciam_0301_article.html or here.
Seo S. Niggol and Robert Mendelsohn, 2006a. "Climate change impacts on animal husbandry in Africa: a Ricardian analysis." CEEPA Discussion Paper No. 9, Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa, University of Pretoria. Available at http://www.ceepa.co.za/docs/cdp9.pdf or here.
Seo S. Niggol and Robert Mendelsohn, 2006b. "Climate change adaptation in Africa: a microeconomic analysis of livestock choice." CEEPA Discussion Paper No. 19, Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa, University of Pretoria. Available at http://www.ceepa.co.za/docs/CDPNo19.pdf or here.
Seo S Niggol and Robert Mendelsohn, 2006c. "The impact of climate change on livestock management in Africa: a structural Ricardian analysis." CEEPA Discussion Paper No. 23, Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa, University of Pretoria. Available at http://www.ceepa.co.za/docs/CDPNo23.pdf or here
Seo, S. Niggol, Robert Mendelsohn, Ariel Dinar, and Pradeep Kurukulasuriya, 2009a “Adapting to Climate Change Mosaically: An Analysis of African Livestock Management by Agro-Ecological Zones,” The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 9: Iss. 2 (Contributions), Article 4. Available at http://www.bepress.com/bejeap/vol9/iss2/art4 or here.
Seo, S. Niggol, Robert Mendelsohn, Ariel Dinar, Rashid Hassan, Pradeep Kurukulasuriya, 2008, "A Ricardian Analysis of the Distribution of Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture across Agro-Ecological Zones in Africa." The World Bank Development Research Group, Sustainable Rural and Urban Development Team. April 2008. Policy Research Working Paper 4599. Available at http://ideas.repec.org/p/wbk/wbrwps/4599.html or here.
Seo, S. Niggol, Robert Mendelsohn, Ariel Dinar, Rashid Hassan, Pradeep Kurukulasuriya, 2009b "A Ricardian Analysis of the Distribution of Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture across Agro-Ecological Zones in Africa" Environmental and Resource Economics (2009) 43:313–332 (This is a later version of the previous reference, but is not available for free download.)
Solomon, S., D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.), 2007. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. (Cambridge, UK and New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press, 2007) Available at http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/publications_ipcc_fourth_assessment_report_wg1_report_the_ physical_science_basis.htm.
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), 2009a. "The Economics of Climate Change in Kenya: Final report submitted in advance of COP 15" Available at http://kenya.cceconomics.org/kedo/FINAL-kenya-report-April.pdf or here.
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), 2009b. "The Economics of Climate Change in Rwanda." Available at http://rw.cceconomics.org/rwdo/Final%20Report.pdf or here.
Tanser, F.T, Sharp. B, le Sueur, D. 2003. "Potential effect of climate change on malaria transmission in Africa." The Lancet 362 (9398) : 1792-1798. Available at http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/ PIIS0140673603148982/abstract or here.
Tol, R. S. J. (1995), “The Damage Costs of Climate Change Toward More Comprehensive Calculations”, Environmental and Resource Economics, 5, 353-374. Available at http://www.mi.uni-hamburg.de/fileadmin/fnu-files/publication/tol/RM23.pdf or here.
UN Habitat, 2008. State of the World’s Cities 2008/2009 Harmonious Cities. (London: Earthscan Publications for UN Habitat, 2008) Available at http://www.unhabitat.org/pmss/listItemDetails.aspx?publicationID=2562.
Voors , M., Nillesen, M., Verwimp, P., Bulte, E., Lensink, R. and van Soest, D., 2010. "Does Conflict affect Preferences? Results from Field Experiments in Burundi." MICROCON Research Working Paper 21, Brighton: MICROCON. Available at http://www.microconflict.eu/publications/RWP21_MVetal.pdf or here.
Williams, A. Park and Chris Funk, "A westward extension of the warm pool leads to a westward extension of the Walker circulation, drying eastern Africa." Climate Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-010-0984-y Published online 4 January, 2011. Available at http://www.springerlink.com/content/ u0352236x6n868n2/ or here.
World Health Organization 2004, "Global Burden of Disease 2004 Update: Disability Weights for Diseases And Conditions." Available at http://www.who.int/healthinfo/global_burden_disease/GBD2004 DisabilityWeights.pdf or here.