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LiFE

June 22, 2022
Water Harvesting and Recharge Structures in Yavatmal District

Water Harvesting and Recharge Structures in Yavatmal District

The report titled “Water Harvesting and Recharge Structures in Yavatmal District: A Status Check” examines the current status of the water harvesting and recharge structures and measures their effectiveness based on an analysis of the hydro-geology of the area.
June 22, 2022
Climate Change Impacts on Maharashtra Agriculture

Climate Change Impacts on Maharashtra Agriculture

Climate Change Impacts on Maharashtra Agriculture What are the likely impacts of soaring temperatures and increased rainfall on these rural farmers? Maharashtra faces an increasing risk from climate change which is likely to impact.
April 23, 2022
The Surat Emissions Trading Scheme

The Surat Emissions Trading Scheme: A First Look at the World’s First Particulate Trading System

In the coming years, India must meet the twin challenges of achieving rapid economic growth and cleaning up the environment. To do so, India needs environmental regulation that is highly effective while imposing minimal costs on industry.
April 22, 2022
Reginal

Regional Collaboratives for Climate Change – A State of the Art

Over the past decade, a new form of networking for local climate change action has emerged at the metro-regional scale within the United States.
January 21, 2022
EPW

Political Economy of Renewable Energy Deployment in India: Case Study of Karnataka

Over the past few years, India has paid considerable attention to the development of its Renewable Energy (RE) capacity.
November 20, 2021
Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India

The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India

In collaboration with a state environmental regulator in India, we conducted a field experiment to raise the frequency of environmental inspections to the prescribed minimum for a random set of industrial plants.
November 20, 2021
Regulating

Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India

Using the most comprehensive developing country dataset ever compiled on air and water pollution and environmental regulations, the paper assesses India’s environmental regulations with a difference-in-differences design.
October 20, 2021
Digital

Truth-Telling by Third-Party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India

In many regulated markets, private, third-party auditors are chosen and paid by the firms that they audit, potentially creating a conflict of interest.
September 20, 2021
ssrn

Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

It is conventional wisdom that it is possible to reduce exposure to indoor air pollution, improve health outcomes, and decrease greenhouse gas emissions in rural areas of developing countries through the adoption of improved cooking stoves.