Department of Economics

Working Paper Series

Our Working Paper Series (ED-WPS) features recent research output by the members of our Department as well as colleagues outside the University.

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Latest paper

The Economics of Missionary Expansion: Evidence from Africa and Implications for Development

Remi Jedwab, Felix Meier zu Selhausen and Alexander Moradi

(ED-WPS-10-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-10-2019 [PDF 8.27MB]

Archive

Please click on a year to reveal working papers. 

2019

The Economics of Missionary Expansion: Evidence from Africa and Implications for Development

Remi Jedwab, Felix Meier zu Selhausen and Alexander Moradi

(ED-WPS-10-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-10-2019 [PDF 8.27MB]

Refugee camps – a lasting legacy? Evidence on long-term health impact

Olive Nsababera

(ED-WPS-09-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-09-2019 [PDF 745.44KB]

Wasted windfalls: Inefficiencies in health care spending in oil rich countries

Michael Keller

(ED-WPS-08-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-08-2019 [PDF 478.28KB]

Attitudes Towards Public Health Spending: The Case of the National Health Service in the United Kingdom

Peter Dolton, Mehmet Kutluay and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-07-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-07-2019 [PDF 871.09KB]

Supermodular correspondences and comparison of multi-prior beliefs

Pawel Dziewulski and John K. H. Quah

(ED-WPS-06-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-06-2019 [PDF 457.10KB]

Just-noticeable difference as a behavioural foundation of the critical cost-efficiency index

Pawel Dziewulski

(ED-WPS-05-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-05-2019 [PDF 312.11KB]

Bargaining with a Residual Claimant: An Experimental Study

Matthew Embrey, Kyle Hyndman and Arno Riedl

(ED-WPS-04-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-04-2019 [PDF 1.39MB]

The elusive consensus on climate change

Richard S. J. Tol

(ED-WPS-03-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-03-2019 [PDF 495.92KB]

A social cost of carbon for (almost) every country

Richard S. J. Tol

(ED-WPS-02-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-02-2019 [PDF 1.29MB]

Correlates of Social Value Orientation: Evidence from a Large Sample of the UK Population

Peter Dolton, Richard S. J. Tol

(ED-WPS-01-2019) This paper is now available for download: WPS-01-2019 [PDF 1.44MB]

2018

Energy and Climate

Richard S. J. Tol

(ED-WPS-16-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-16-2018 [PDF 1.11MB]

Precision May Harm: The Comparative Statics of Imprecise Judgement

Sean Horan, Paola Manzini, Marco Mariotti

(ED-WPS-15-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-15-2018 [PDF 533.89KB]

Over Land and Over Sea: Domestic Trade Frictions in the Philippines

Eugenia C. Go

(ED-WPS-14-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-14-2018 [PDF 1.94MB]

The impact of climate change and the social cost of carbon

Richard S. J. Tol

(ED-WPS-13-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-13-2018 [PDF 627.15KB]

Terrorist Attacks and Immigration Rhetoric: A Natural Experiment on British MPs

Daniele Guariso

(ED-WPS-12-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-12-2018 [PDF 3.14MB]

The stock markets’ reflection on the IPCC’s findings

Theodoros Chatzivasileiadis, Richard S. J. Tol, Francisco Estrada and Marjan W. Hofkes

(ED-WPS-11-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-11-2018 [PDF 253.70KB]

Inferring Cognitive Heterogeneity from Aggregate Choices

Valentino Dardanoni, Paola Manzini, Marco Mariotti and Christopher J. Tyson

(ED-WPS-10-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-10-2018 [PDF 456.06KB] (revised May 2018)

Causal effects of PetroCaribe on sustainable development: a synthetic control analysis

Acel Jardón, Onno Kuik, and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-09-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-09-2018 [PDF 2.79MB]

European Union services liberalisation in CETA

Julia Magntorn and L. Alan Winters

(ED-WPS-08-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-08-2018 [PDF 596.41KB]

The Heterogeneous Local Labour Effects of Mining Booms

Edgar Salgado Chavez

(ED-WPS-07-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-07-2018 [PDF 280.27KB]

Growing Up in a War: The Shaping of Trust and Identity After Conflict in Peru

Edgar Salgado Chavez

(ED-WPS-06-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-06-2018 [PDF 349.54KB]

Rise of the Kniesians: The professor-student network of Nobel laureates in economics

Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-05-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-05-2018 [PDF 828.51KB]

Natural Resources and Political Patronage in Africa: An Ethnicity Level Analysis

Nemera Mamo and Sambit Bhattacharyya

(ED-WPS-04-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-04-2018 [PDF 942.74KB]

Climate Change Awareness and Willingness to Pay for its Mitigation: Evidence from the UK

Monica Novackova and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-03-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-03-2018 [PDF 368.05KB]

Foreign Aid Concentration and Natural Disasters

Subhani Keerthiratne and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-02-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-02-2018 [PDF 845.73KB]

How to Count Citations If You Must: Comment

David I. Stern and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-01-2018) This paper is now available for download: WPS-01-2018 [PDF 474.38KB]

2017

Temperature shocks, growth and poverty thresholds: evidence from rural Tanzania

Marco Letta, Pierluigi Montalbano, and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-21-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-21-2017 [PDF 1.08MB]

Vulnerability from trade in Vietnam

Emiliano Magrini, Pierluigi Montalbano, and L. Alan Winters

(ED-WPS-20-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-20-2017 [PDF 951.31KB]

Public preferences and valuation of new malaria risk

Mehmet Kutluay, Roy Brouwer, Haripriya Gundimeda, Nitin Lokhande and Richard S. J. Tol

(ED-WPS-19-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-19-2017 [PDF 324.14KB]

Cognitive Skills and Intra-Household Allocation of Schooling

Jorge García Hombrados

(ED-WPS-18-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-18-2017 [PDF 276.87KB]

The Lasting Effects of Natural Disasters on Property Crime: Evidence from the 2010 Chilean Earthquake

Jorge García Hombrados

(ED-WPS-17-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-17-2017 [PDF 868.03KB]

Systematic sensitivity analysis of the full economic impacts of sea level rise

T. Chatzivasileiadis, F. Estrada, M. W. Hofkes and R. S. J. Tol

(ED-WPS-16-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-16-2017 [PDF 10.07MB]

Preference updating in public health risk valuation

Mehmet Kutluay, Roy Brouwer and Richard S. J. Tol

(ED-WPS-15-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-15-2017 [PDF 645.19KB]

The memory of Katrina and the stock market response to hurricane-related news and events

T. Chatzivasileiadis, F. Estrada, M. W. Hofkes and R. S. J. Tol

(ED-WPS-14-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-14-2017 [PDF 10.95MB]

Child Marriage and Infant Mortality: Evidence from Ethiopia

Jorge García Hombrados

(ED-WPS-13-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-13-2017 [PDF 1.40MB]

Deep and Not Comprehensive? What the WTO rules permit for a UK-EU Trade Agreement

Emily Lydgate and L Alan Winters

(ED-WPS-12-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-12-2017 [PDF 1.05MB]

Thoughts on the Economics of Secondary Benefits between Climate Change Mitigation and Air Pollution Regulation

Kristie L. Ebi, Richard S.J. Tol and Gary W. Yohe

(ED-WPS-11-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-11-2017 [PDF 720.58KB]

Leaving an emissions trading scheme – insights from the United Kingdom

Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-10-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-10-2017 [PDF 197.68KB]

Resource Discovery and the Political Fortunes of National Leaders

Sambit Bhattacharyya, Michael Keller and Rabah Arezki

(ED-WPS-09-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-09-2017 [PDF 774.94KB]

Impact of Natural Disasters on Income Inequality in Sri Lanka

Subhani Keerthiratne, Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-08-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-08-2017 [PDF 724.86KB]

The Private Benefit of Carbon and its Social Cost

Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-07-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-07-2017 [PDF 395.96KB]

They win, I leave: the impact of the Northern League party on foreign internal migration

Egidio Farina

(ED-WPS-06-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-06-2017 [PDF 692.28KB]

Intensive and Extensive Margins of Mining and Development: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Nemera Mamo, Sambit Bhattacharyya, Alexander Moradi and Rabah Arezki

(ED-WPS-05-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-05-2017 [PDF 578.88KB]

Trade Policy & Lobbying Effectiveness: Theory and Evidence for India

Amrita Saha

(ED-WPS-04-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-04-2017 [PDF 702.98KB]

Eliciting strategies in indefinitely repeated games of strategic substitutes and complements

Matthew Embrey, Friederike Mengel and Ronald Peeters

(ED-WPS-03-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-03-2017 [PDF 427.99KB]

Politics and crime in black & white

Egidio Farina

(ED-WPS-02-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-02-2017 [PDF 407.68KB]

Estimating the Willingness to Pay for Tenure Security in Brazilian Favelas

Julie Litchfield and Caio Piza

(ED-WPS-01-2017) This paper is now available for download: WPS-01-2017 [PDF 560.08KB]

2016

Weather, climate and total factor productivity

Marco Letta and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-102-2016) This paper is now available for download: WPS-102-2016 [PDF 803.73KB]

Impact of Natural Disasters on Financial Development

Subhani Keerthiratne and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-101-2016) This paper is now available for download: WPS-101-2016 [PDF 2.16MB]

Dangerous Interference with the Climate System: an Economic Assessment

Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-100-2016) This paper is now available for download: WPS-100-2016 [PDF 442.07KB]

Economic Diversification in Resource Rich Countries: Uncovering the State of Knowledge

Nouf Alsharif, Sambit Bhattacharyya and Maurizio Intartaglia

(ED-WPS-98-2016) This paper is now available for download: WPS-98-2016 [PDF 756.62KB]

Hidden Human Capital: Psychological Empowerment & Adolescent Girls’ Aspirations in India

Sanchari Roy, Matthew Morton and Shrayana Bhattacharya

(ED-WPS-97-2016) This paper is now available for download: WPS-97-2016 [PDF 568.33KB]

The Structure of the Climate Debate

Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-96-2016) This paper is now available for download: WPS-96-2016 [PDF 358.03KB]

Effects of Sea Level Rise on Economy of the United States

Monika Novackova and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-95-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-95-2016 [PDF 711.88KB]

Does Climate Aid Affect Emissions? Evidence from a Global Dataset

Sambit Bhattacharyya, Maurizio Intartaglia and Andy Mckay

(ED-WPS-94-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-94-2016 [PDF 322.04KB]

The Poor and the Poorest, fifty years on: Evidence from British Household Expenditure Surveys of the 1950s and 1960s

Ian Gazeley, Hector Gutierrez Rufrancos, Andrew Newell, Kevin Reynolds and Rebecca Searle

(ED-WPS-93-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-93-2016 [PDF 894.12KB]

Take what you can: property rights, contestability and conflict

Thiemo Fetzer and Samuel Marden

(ED-WPS-92-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-92-2016 [PDF 1.88MB]

The agricultural roots of industrial development: ‘forward linkages’ in reform era China

Samuel Marden

(ED-WPS-91-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-91-2016 [PDF 1.95MB]

Family Size and the Demand for Sex Selection: Evidence From China

Samuel Marden

(ED-WPS-90-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-90-2016 [PDF 1.19MB]

Resource Discovery and the Politics of Fiscal Decentralization

Sambit Bhattacharyya, Louis Conradie and Rabah Arezki

(ED-WPS-89-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-89-2016 [PDF 653.92KB]

Disciplinary Sanction and Social Pressure in English Premiership Soccer

Barry Reilly and Robert Witt

(ED-WPS-88-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-88-2016 [PDF 693.08KB]

Strategy Revision Opportunities and Collusion

Matthew Embrey, Friederike Mengel, Ronald Peeters

(ED-WPS-87-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-87-2016 [PDF 645.65KB] (revised January 2017)

Cooperation in the Finitely Repeated Prisoner's
Dilemma

Matthew Embrey, Guillaume R. Fréchette, Sevgi Yuksel

(ED-WPS-86-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-86-2016 [PDF 1.72MB] (revised June 2017)

Shutting Down the Thermohaline Circulation

David Anthoff, Francisco Estrada and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-85-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-85-2016 [PDF 496.63KB]

A survey of the UK population on public policy

Peter Dolton and Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-84-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-84-2016 [PDF 3.97MB]

Distributional Implications of Geoengineering

Richard S.J. Tol

(ED-WPS-83-2016) This paper is now available for download:WPS-83-2016 [PDF 359.21KB]

2015

The WTO and Regional Trading Agreements:Is it all over for Multilateralism?

L Alan Winters

(ED-WPS-82-2015) This paper is now available for download:WPS-82-2015 [PDF 733.09KB]

Tariff Liberalisation, Labour Market Flexibility and Employment: Evidence from India

Nihar Shembavnekar

(ED-WPS 81-2015) This paper is now available for download: WPS-81-2015 [PDF 1.92MB]

Product Cost-Share: a Catalyst of the Trade Collapse

 Mattia Di Ubaldo
(ED-WPS 80-2015) This paper is now available for download: WPS-80-2015 [PDF 557.93KB]

Do Migrant Remittances Affect Household Purchases of Physical Investments and Durable Goods? Evidence for Kenya

Farai Jena
(ED-WPS 79-2015) This paper is available for download: WPS-79-2015 [PDF 654.05KB]

The impacts of climate change according to the IPCC

Richard Tol
(ED-WPS 78-2015) This paper is available for download: WPS-78-2015 [PDF 644.62KB]

Crime exposure and educational outcomes in Mexico

Pedro Paulo Orraca Romano
(ED-WPS 77-2015) A new version of this paper will be available shortly. 

Valuing malaria morbidity: Results from a global meta-analysis

Y Mehmet Kutluay, Roy Brouwer, Richard Tol
(ED-WPS 76-2015) This paper is available for download: WPS-76-2015 [PDF 424.95KB]

Economic impacts of climate change

Richard Tol
(ED-WPS 75-2015) This paper is available for download: WPS-75-2015 [PDF 684.94KB] (revised August 2015)

Does lengthening the school day increase students' academic achievement? Evidence from a natural experiment

Francisco Cabrera-Hernandez
(ED-WPS 74-2015) This paper is available for download: WPS-74-2015 [PDF 1008.54KB]

2014

Aid and Taxation: Evidence from Ethiopia

Giulia Mascagni
(ED-WPS 73-2014) This paper is available for download: WPS-73-2014 [PDF 1.11MB]

The Impact of cooking with firewood on respiratory health: Evidence from Indonesia

Ani Rudra Silwal, Andy McKay
(ED-WPS 72-2014) This paper is available for download: WPS-72-2014 [PDF 585.75KB]

Ambiguity reduction by objective model selection, with an application to the costs of the EU 2030 climate targets

Richard S.J. Tol
(ED-WPS No. 71-2014) This paper is available for download: WPS-71-2014 [PDF 261.72KB]

Effectiveness of capital control, economic growth and animal spirit: A cross-country analysis

Malgorzata Sulimierska
(ED-WPS No. 70-2014) This paper is available for download: WPS-70-2014 [PDF 1.32MB]

Objective versus subjective assessments: The IPCC treatment of the total economic impact of climate change

Richard S.J. Tol
(ED-WPS No. 69-2014) This paper is available for download: WPS-69-2014 [PDF 292.95KB]

Minimising costs and variability of electricity generation by means of optimal electricity interconnection utilisation

Muireann Á. Lynch, Richard S.J. Tol, Mark J. O’Malley
(ED-WPS No. 68-2014) This paper is available for download: WPS-68-2014 [PDF 1.81MB]

Total factor productivity estimation for the Polish manufacturing industry: A comparison of alternative methods

Malgorzata Sulimierska
(ED-WPS No. 67-2014) This paper is available for download: WPS-67-2014 [PDF 1.75MB]

2013

Tail-effect and the Role of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Control

Richard Tol, In Chang Hwang, Marjan W. Hofkes
(ED-WPS No. 66-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-66-2013 [PDF 592.49KB]

Active Learning about Climate Change

Richard Tol, In Chang Hwang, Marjan W. Hofkes
(ED-WPS No. 65-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-65-2013 [PDF 1.09MB]

Bootstraps for Meta-Analysis with an Application to the Impact of Climate Change

Richard Tol
(ED-WPS No. 64-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-64-2013 [PDF 464.44KB]

Modified Ramsey Discounting for Climate Change

Richard Tol
(ED-WPS No. 63-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-63-2013 [PDF 357.51KB]

Estimating the Global Impacts of Climate Variability and Change During the 20th Century

Richard Tol, Francisco Estrada
(ED-WPS No. 62-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-62-2013 [PDF 708.91KB] (includes supplementary material)

Towards Impact Functions for Stochastic Climate Change

Richard Tol, Francisco Estrada
(ED-WPS No. 61-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-61-2013 [PDF 607.14KB]

Quantile Kernel Regression for Identifying Excellent Economists

Richard Tol
(ED-WPS No. 60-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-60-2013 [PDF 1.24MB]

Measuring Catch-Up Growth in Malnourished Populations

Kalle Hirvonen
(ED-WPS No. 59-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-59-2013 [PDF 587.49KB]

Fiscal Limits on First-Best Climate Policy: A CGE Analysis for Europe

Richard Tol, Stefano F Verde
(ED-WPS No. 58-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-58-2013 [PDF 386.67KB]

Are You Happy While You Work?

George MacKerron, Alex Bryson
(ED-WPS No. 57-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-57-2013 [PDF 842.99KB]

How Should Benefits and Costs Be Discounted in an Intergenerational Context?

Richard Tol, Kenneth J. Arrow, Maureen L. Cropper, Christian Gollier, Ben Groom, Geoffrey M. Heal, Richard G. Newell, William D. Nordhaus, Robert S. Pindyck, William A. Pizer, Paul R. Portney, Thomas Sterner and Martin L. Weitzman
(ED-WPS No. 56-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-56-2013 [PDF 1.07MB]

The Matthew Effect for Cohorts of Economists

Richard Tol
(ED-WPS No. 55-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-55-2013 [PDF 299.97KB]

The Determinants of Outward Processing: Evidence from Offshoring Intermediates by the European Union

Dimitra Petropoulou, Xavier Cirera, Dirk Willenbockel
(ED-WPS No. 54-2013) This paper is available for download: WPS-54-2013 [PDF 412.48KB] 

2012

The Effect of Learning on Climate Policy under Fat-tailed Uncertainty

Richard Tol, In Chang Hwang, Frédéric Reynès
(ED-WPS No. 53-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-53-2012 [PDF 873.48KB]

Climate Change and Tourism in the Arctic Circle

Richard Tol, Sharon Walsh
(ED-WPS No. 52-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-52-2012 [PDF 1.15MB]

After Ten Years of the Russian Crisis, How Might IMF Intervention Be Evaluated?

Malgorzata Sulimierska
(ED-WPS No. 51-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-51-2012 [PDF 477.56KB]

The First World War and Working-Class Food Consumption in Britain

Andrew Newell, Ian Gazeley
(ED-WPS No. 50-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-50-2012 [PDF 644.56KB]

Do Supply-Side Education Programmes Work? The Impact of Increased School Supply on Schooling and Wages in Indonesia Revisited

Gunilla Pettersson
(ED-WPS No. 49-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-49-2012 [PDF 724.24KB]

The Declines in Infant Mortality and Fertility: Evidence from British Cities in Demographic Transition

Andrew Newell, Ian Gazeley
(ED-WPS No. 48-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-48-2012 [PDF 338.35KB]

Urban Working-Class Food Consumption and Nutrition in Britain in 1904

Andrew Newell, Ian Gazeley
(ED-WPS No. 47-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-47-2012 [PDF 562.28KB]

A Re-examination of the Impact of the UK National Minimum Wage on Employment

Richard Dickens, Rebecca Riley, David Wilkinson
(ED-WPS No. 46-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-46-2012 [PDF 506.17KB]

Minimum Wages and Wage Inequality: Some Theory and an Application to the UK

Richard Dickens, Tim Butcher, Alan Manning
(ED-WPS No. 45-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-45-2012 [PDF 590.14KB]

The Impact of Temperature Changes on Residential Energy Use

Richard Tol, Sebastian Patrick, Katrin Rehdanz
(ED-WPS No. 44-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-44-2012 [PDF 1.78MB]

The Persistence of Shocks in GDP and the Estimation of the Potential Economic Costs of Climate Change

Richard Tol, Francisco Estrada, Carlos Gay-Garcia
(ED-WPS No. 43-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-43-2012 [PDF 666.34KB]

A Household Welfare Perspective on the Expansion of Palm Oil Production in Indonesia

Outi Korkeala
(ED-WPS No. 42-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-42-2012 [PDF 471.55KB]

The Effect of Weather Shocks and Risk on Schooling and Child Labour in Rural Indonesia

Outi Korkeala
(ED-WPS No. 41-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-41-2012 [PDF 734.71KB]

Risk-Return Incentives in Liberalised Electricity Markets

Richard Tol, Muireann Lynch, Aonghus Shortt, Mark O'Malley
(ED-WPS No. 40-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-40-2012 [PDF 589.38KB]

The Implications of a Break-Up of China for Carbon Dioxide Emissions 

Richard Tol
(ED-WPS No. 39-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-39-2012 [PDF 413.00KB]

Climate Policy with Betham-Rawls Preferences

Richard Tol 
(ED-WPS No. 38-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-38-2012 [PDF 394.76KB]

Targets for Global Climate Policy: An Overview

Richard Tol
(ED-WPS No. 37-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-37-2012 [PDF 572.86KB]

Macroeconomic volatility, consumption behaviour and welfare: A cross-country analysis

Alessandro Federici & Pierluigi Montalbano
(ED-WPS No. 36-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-36-2012 [PDF 488.86KB]

Trade openness and vulnerability to poverty: Vietnam in the long run

Emiliano Magrini & Pierluigi Montalbano
(ED-WPS No. 35-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-35-2012 [PDF 672.45KB]

The Mexican Wage Curve 2000-2003: A Quantile Analysis

Héctor Elías Gutiérrez Rufrancos
(ED-WPS No. 34-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-34-2012 [PDF 315.69KB]

Maximum Carbon Taxes in the Short Run

Richard Tol 
(ED-WPS No. 33-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-33-2012 [PDF 411.25KB]

Oligopoly and Oligopsony Power in the Swedish Market

Conor Devitt & Richard Tol 
(ED-WPS No. 32-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-32-2012 [PDF 657.47KB]

Assessing the Trade Impact of the European Neighborhood Policy on EU-MED Free Trade Area

Pierluigi Montalbano & Silvia Nenci 
(ED-WPS No. 31-2012) This paper is available for download: WPS-31-2012 [PDF 1.87MB]

2011

The Evolution of Gender and Racial Occupational Segregation across Formal and non-Formal Labour Markets in Brazil – 1987 to 2006

Paola Salardi 
(ED-WPS No. 30-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-30-2011 [PDF 1.17MB]

Borders that Divide: Education and Religion in Ghana and Togo since Colonial Times

Alexander Moradi & Denis Cogneau
(ED-WPS No. 29-2011) This paper is availabel for download: WPS-29-2011 [PDF 786.76KB] 

Product Durability and Trade Volatility

Dimitra Petropoulou & Kwok Tong Soo 
(ED-WPS No. 28-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-28-2011 [PDF 241.49KB]

The impact of GSP Preferences on Developing Countries' Exports in the European Union: Bilateral Gravity Modelling at the Product Level

Xavier Cirera, Francesca Foliano & Michael Gasiorek
(ED-WPS No. 27-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-27-2011 [PDF 421.34KB]

Explaining the Diversification Path of Exporters in Brazil: How Similar and Sophisticated are New Products? 
Xavier Cirera, Anabel Marin & Ricardo Markwald
(ED-WPS No. 26-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-26-2011 [PDF 419.38KB] 

How strong is the evidence for the existence of poverty traps? A multi country assessment

Andy McKay & Emilie Perge
(ED-WPS No. 25-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-25-2011 [PDF 657.14KB] 

A Framework to Analyze the Impact of Exchange Rate Uncertainty on Output Decisions

Gonzalo Varela
(ED-WPS No. 24-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-24-2011 [PDF 762.69KB] 

Protection through Proof of Age: Birth Registration and Child Labor in Early 20th Century USA

Sonja Fagernas 
(ED-WPS No. 23-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-23-2011 [PDF 397.33KB]

How Does Land Title Affect Access to Credit? Empirical Evidence from an Emerging Economy

Caio Piza
(ED-WPS No. 22-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-22-2011 [PDF 293.51KB]

The UK Minimum Wage at Age 22: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

Richard Dickens
(ED-WPS No. 21-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-21-2011 [PDF 271.85KB]

Real Exchange Rate Uncertainty and Output: A Sectoral Analysis

Gonzalo Varela
(ED-WPS No. 20-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-20-2011 [PDF 1.95MB]

The Extrapolative Component in Exchange Rate Expectations and the Not-So-Puzzling Interest Parity: The Case of Uruguay

Gonzalo Varela
(ED-WPS No. 19-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-19-2011 [PDF 1.48MB]

Whether to Hire Local Contract Teachers? Trade-off Between Skills and Preferences in India

Sonja Fagernas & Panu Pelkonen 
(ED-WPS No. 18-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-18-2010 [PDF 647.28KB]

Does better local governance improve district growth performance in Indonesia?

Neil McCulloch & Edmund Malesky
(ED-WPS No. 17-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-17-2011 [PDF 430.76KB]

The Tobin Tax: A Review of the Evidence

Neil McCulloch & Grazia Pacillo 
(ED-WPS No. 16-2011) This paper is available for download: WPS-16-2011 [PDF 391.58KB]

2010

The Impact of trade preferences on export prices in the European Union - who captures the preference rent?

Xavier Cirera
(ED-WPS No. 15-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-15-2010 [PDF 252.59KB]

The First World War and Working-Class Food Consumption in Britain

Ian Gazeley & Andy Newell 
(ED-WPS No. 14-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-14-2010 [PDF 245.75KB]

Consumption Poverty and Pro-Poor Growth in Bolivia (1999-2007)

Marta Moratti
(ED-WPS No. 13-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-13-2010 [PDF 903.90KB]

Is the Border Effect an Artefact of Geographic Aggregation?

Carlos Llano, Asier Minondo & Francisco Requena
(ED-WPS No. 12-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-12-2010 [PDF 126.32KB]

Do Capital Inflows Hinder Competitiveness? The Real Exchange Rate in Ethiopia

Pedro M.G. Martins
(ED-WPS No. 11-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-11-2010 [PDF 667.55KB]

Aid Absorption and Spending in Africa: A Panel Cointegration Approach

Pedro M.G. Martins
(ED-WPS No. 10-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-10-2010 [PDF 539.10KB]

Fiscal Dynamics in Ethiopia: The Cointegrated VAR Model with Quarterly Data

Pedro M.G. Martins
(ED-WPS No. 9-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-9-2010 [PDF 960.52KB]

Economic growth in low income countries: How the G20 can help to raise and sustain it

L.Alan Winters, Wonhyuk Lim, Lucia Hanmer & Sidney Augustin
(ED-WPS No. 8-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-8-2010 [PDF 272.03KB]

Deep Integration in EU FTAs

Peter Holmes
(ED-WPS No. 7-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-7-2010 [PDF 173.94KB]

Border Carbon Adjustments and the Potential for Protectionism

Peter Holmes, Tom Reilly & Jim Rollo
(ED-WPS No. 6-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-6-2010 [PDF 190.46KB]

Trade as an Engine of Creative Destruction: Mexico experience with Chinese competition

Leonardo Iacovone, Ferdinand Rauch & L. Alan Winters
(ED-WPS No. 5-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-5-2010 [PDF 560.77KB]

Does trade openness increase vulnerability? A survey of the literature

Pierluigi Montalbano
(ED-WPS No. 4-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-4-2010 [PDF 304.16KB]

An Analysis of Life Satisfaction in Albania: An Heteroscedastic Ordered Probit Model Approach

Julie Litchfield, Barry Reilly & Mario Veneziani
(ED-WPS No. 3-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-3-2010 [PDF 273.93KB].

The end of destitution: Evidence from British working households 1904-1937

Ian Gazeley & Andrew Newell
(ED-WPS No. 2-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-2-2010 [PDF 176.00KB]

Why do cooperatives fail? Big versus small in Ghanaian Cocoa Producers' Societies, 1930-36

Chiara Cazzuffi & Alexander Moradi
(ED-WPS No. 1-2010) This paper is available for download: WPS-1-2010 [PDF 274.42KB]

Wasted windfalls: Inefficiencies in health care spending in oil rich countries