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Spatial Impacts of the Creation of Brasília: A Natural Experiment

Using data spanning 70 years (1939–2008), we examine whether Kubitschek’s planned creation of Brasília and its associated highway network had its intended effect of spreading development from Brazil’s coast to its interior. Specifically, we test whether the...

An Introduction to the Human Rights Measurement Initiative

In March 2017, Anne-Marie Brook travelled to the USA to make this presentation to an international audience at The New School in New York.The presentation gives an introduction to HRMI, looks at how we measure...

Analysing whether a country's policies and actions sustainably increase its wellbeing

Since we stopped measuring success through military victories, money (and GDP in particular) has been the most common economic measure of a country’s success. A 2009 study by economists Amartya Sen, Joseph Stiglitz, and Jean-Paul...

Evolution of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Linking

Cooperation    lowers mitigation costs,    but linking is hard.   The New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) was conceived as New Zealand’s gateway to the international carbon market with two objectives:assisting New Zealand to...

Evolution of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Sectoral Coverage and Point of Obligation

Emission pricing can have more effect when it reaches far and wide.When it was launched in 2008, the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) pioneered the design concept of implementing an emissions trading scheme...

Using Data to Advance Dignity

There is a robust debate in academic and other circles about the merits of quantitative measures of human rights at the country-level and how they are best used. Unfortunately, existing measures are piecemeal and of...

Prices, Engel Curves, and Time-Space Deflation: Impacts on Poverty and Inequality in Vietnam

Many developing countries lack spatially disaggregated price data. Some analysts use “no-price” methods by using a food Engel curve to derive the deflator as that needed for nominally similar households to have equal food shares...

Subjective wellbeing impacts of national and subnational fiscal policies

Fiscal policy    balances growth, wellbeing.    What is best for whom?    We study the association between fiscal policy and subjective wellbeing using fiscal data on 35 countries and 130 country-years, combined with over...

A Timeline of the NZ Emissions Trading Scheme

Emissions trading can be a powerful tool for helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. An ETS transforms a regulatory limit on emissions into an emissions price set by the marketplace, creating economic incentives for producers,...

Major milestones of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme

When it was introduced in 2008, the NZ ETS was the first emissions trading system in the world designed to cover all sectors of the economy (with phased entry) and the six major greenhouse gases....

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