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14-02 " Trade Hallucination: Risks of Trade Facilitation and Suggestions for Implementation" June 2014. Jeronim Capaldo
14-01 "Prices and Work in The New Economy" April 2014. Neva Goodwin (Opinión Sur is publishing this paper in three parts in Spanish (Part 1, Part 2) and Portuguese (Part 1, Part 2)
13-04 "Can We Feed the World in 2050? A Scoping Paper to Assess the Evidence" September 2013. Timothy A. Wise
13-03 "Population, Resources, and Energy in the Global Economy: A Vindication of Herman Daly’s Vision" February 2013. Jonathan M. Harris
13-02 "Green Keynesianism: Beyond Standard Growth Paradigms" February 2013. Jonathan M. Harris (Also available in French and Chinese)
13-01 "Climate Impacts on Agriculture: A Challenge to Complacency?" February 2013. Frank Ackerman and Elizabeth A. Stanton
12-07 "Poisoning the Well, or How Economic Theory Damages Moral Imagination" October 2012. Julie A. Nelson (Also available in French)
12-06 "A Financial Crisis Manual: Causes, Consequences, and Lessons of the Financial Crisis," December 2012. Ben Beachy
12-05 "Are Women Really More Risk-Averse than Men?" September 2012. Julie A. Nelson
12-04 "Is Dismissing the Precautionary Principle the Manly Thing to Do? Gender and the Economics of Climate Change," September 2012. Julie A. Nelson
12-03 "Achieving Mexico’s Maize Potential," October 2012. Antonio Turrent Fernández, Timothy A. Wise, and Elise Garvey
12-02 "The Cost to Developing Countries of U.S. Corn Ethanol Expansion," October 2012. Timothy A. Wise
12-01 "The Cost to Mexico of U.S. Corn Ethanol Expansion," May 2012. Timothy A. Wise
11-03 "Would Women Leaders Have Prevented the Global Financial Crisis? Implications for Teaching about Gender, Behavior, and Economics," September 2012. Julie A. Nelson
11-02 "Ethics and the Economist: What Climate Change Demands of Us," May 2011. Julie A. Nelson.
11-01 "Investment Treaty Arbitration and Developing Countries: A Re-Appraisal," May 2011. Kevin P. Gallagher and Elen Shrestha.
10-07 “Progressive and Regressive Taxation in the United States: Who's Really Paying (and Not Paying) Their Fair Share,” December 2010. Brian Roach.
10-06 “Does Profit-Seeking Rule Out Love? Evidence (or Not) from Economics and Law,” September 2010. Julie A. Nelson.
10-05 “The Macroeconomics of Development without Throughput Growth,” September 2010. Jonathan M. Harris.
10-04 "Buyer Power in U.S. Hog Markets: A Critical Review of the Literature," August 2010. Timothy A. Wise and Sarah E. Trist.
10-03 “The Relational Economy: A Buddhist and Feminist Analysis,” May 2010. Julie A. Nelson.
10-02 “Care Ethics and Markets: A View from Feminist Economics,” May 2010. Julie A. Nelson.
10-01 "Climate-Resilient Industrial Development Paths: Design Principles and Alternative Models," February 2010. Lyuba Zarsky.
09-08 "Agricultural Dumping Under NAFTA: Estimating the Costs of U.S. Agricultural Policies to Mexican Producers," December 2009. Timothy A. Wise.
09-07 "Getting Past 'Rational Man/Emotional Woman': How Far Have Research Programs in Happiness and Interpersonal Relations Progressed?" June 2009. Julie A. Nelson.
09-06 "Between a Rock and a Soft Place: Ecological and Feminist Economics in Policy Debates," June 2009. Julie A. Nelson.
09-05 “The Environmental Impacts of Soybean Expansion and Infrastructure Development in Brazil’s Amazon Basin,” June 2009. Maria del Carmen Vera-Diaz, Robert K. Kaufmann, and Daniel C. Nepstad.
09-04 “Sociology, Economics, and Gender: Can Knowledge of the Past Contribute to a Better Future?” April 2009. Julie A. Nelson.
09-03 “Economic Writing on the Pressing Problems of the Day: The Roles of Moral Intuition and Methodological Confusion,” April 2009. Julie A. Nelson.
09-02 “Reforming and Reinforcing the Revolution: The Post-TRIPS Politics of Patents in Latin America,” April 2009. Ken Shadlen.
09-01 “Resources, Rules and International Political Economy: The Politics of Development in the WTO,” January 2009. Ken Shadlen.
08-03 "Policies for Funding a Response to Climate Change,” July 2008. Brian Roach.
08-02 “Ecological Macroeconomics: Consumption, Investment, and Climate Change,” July 2008. Jonathan Harris.
08-01 "An Overview of Climate Change: What does it mean for our way of life? What is the best future we can hope for?" March 2008. Neva Goodwin.
07-05 “The Politics of Patents and Drugs in Brazil and Mexico: The Industrial Bases of Health Activism,” December 2007. Ken Shadlen.
07-04 "Living High on the Hog: Factory Farms, Federal Policy, and the Structural Transformation of Swine Production," December, 2007. Elanor Starmer and Timothy A.
07-03 "Economists, Value Judgments, and Climate Change: A View From Feminist Economics," October 2007. Julie A. Nelson.
07-02 "Declining Poverty in Latin America? A Critical Analysis of New Estimates by International Institutions," September 2007. Ann Helwege and Melissa B.L. Birch.
07-01 "Policy Space for Mexican Maize: Protecting Agro-biodiversity by Promoting Rural Livelihoods," February, 2007. Timothy A.
Wise. (This paper has also been published in Spanish.)
06-07 "The Economics of Inaction on Climate Change: A Sensitivity Analysis," by Frank Ackerman and Ian J. Finlayson. October 2006.
06-06 “European Chemical Policy and the United States: The Impacts of REACH,” September, 2006. Frank Ackerman, Liz Stanton, and Rachel Massey.
06-05 Can Climate Change Save Lives? A comment on “Economy-wide estimates of the implications of climate change: Human health,” September 2006. Frank Ackerman and Liz Stanton.
"Ethics and International Debt: A View from Feminist Economics," August,
2006. Julie A. Nelson.
"Feeding the Factory Farm: Implicit Subsidies to
the Broiler Chicken Industry," June,
2006. Elanor Starmer, Aimee Witteman and Timothy A.
"The Unbearable Lightness of Regulatory Costs,"
February, 2006. Frank Ackerman
"The Missing Links between Foreign Investment and
Development: Lessons from Costa Rica and Mexico,"
February, 2006. Eva A. Paus and Kevin P. Gallagher.
"Identifying the Real Winners from U.S. Agricultural
Policies," November, 2005. Timothy A. Wise.
"Policy Space for Development in the WTO and Beyond:
The Case of Intellectual Property Rights,"
November 2005. Ken Shadlen
"Teaching Ecological and Feminist Economics in
the Principles Course," June 2005.
Neva Goodwin and Julie A. Nelson.
"Rationality and Humanity: A View from Feminist
Economics," May 2005. Julie A. Nelson.
"Securing Social Security: Sensitivity to Economic Assumptions
and Analysis of Policy Options," May 2005.
Brian Roach and Frank Ackerman.
"Understanding the Farm Problem: Six Common Errors in
Presenting Farm Statistics," March 2005.
Timothy A. Wise.
"The Shrinking Gains from Trade: A Critical Assessment
of Doha Round Projections," October
2005. Frank Ackerman.
"Is Economics a Natural Science?"
March 2004. Julie A. Nelson.
"The Paradox of Agricultural Subsidies: Measurement
Issues, Agricultural Dumping, and Policy Reform"
May 2004. Timothy A. Wise.
"Beyond Small-Is-Beautiful: A Buddhist and Feminist
Analysis of Ethics and Business" January
2004. Julie A. Nelson.
"Clocks, Creation, and Clarity: Insights on Ethics
and Economics from a Feminist Perspective"
October 2003. Julie A. Nelson.
"Progressive and Regressive Taxation in the United
States: Who's Really Paying (and Not Paying) their Fair
Share?" October 2003.
Brian Roach. Note: This analysis has been updated, see Working Paper 10-07.
"Costs of Preventable Childhood Illness: The Price
We Pay for Pollution" September
2003. Rachel Massey and Frank Ackerman.
"International Trade and Air Pollution: The Economic
Costs of Air Emissions from Waterborne Commerce Vessels
in the United States" September 2003. Kevin
P. Gallagher and Robin Taylor.
"Five Kinds of Capital: Useful Concepts for Sustainable
September 2003. Neva R. Goodwin.
"Free Trade, Corn, and the Environment: Environmental
Impacts of US-Mexico Corn Trade Under NAFTA,"
June 2003. Frank Ackerman, Timothy A. Wise, Kevin P.
Gallagher, Luke Ney, and Regina Flores.
"Economic Reform, Energy, and Development: The
Case of Mexican Manufacturing" July
2003. Francisco Aguayo and Kevin P. Gallagher
"Current Economic Conditions in Myanmar and Options
for Sustainable Growth" May
2003. David Dapice
"Reconciling Growth and Environment"
March 2003. Jonathan M. Harris and Neva R. Goodwin
"Macroeconomics for the Twenty-First Century"
March 2003. Neva R. Goodwin
"Read My Lips: More New Tax Cuts - The Distributional
Impacts of Repealing Dividend Taxation"
February 2003. Brian Roach
"Economic Analysis in Environmental Reviews of Trade
Agreements: Assessing the North American Experience"
April 2002. Kevin P. Gallagher, Frank Ackerman, and
"Macroeconomic Policy and Sustainability"
Jonathan M. Harris, July 2001
NACEC a Model Trade and Environment Institution? Lessons
from Mexican Industry" Kevin P. Gallagher, October
2001. (The final version of this paper is now available
as "The CEC and Environmental Quality: Assessing
the Mexican Experience," in John Knox and David
Markel, eds., Greening NAFTA: The Experience and Potential
of the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation.
Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2002.)
"Dirt is in the Eye of the Beholder: The World Bank
Air Pollution Intensities for Mexico" Francisco
Aguayo, Kevin P. Gallagher, and Ana Citlalic Gonzőlez,
"The $6.1 Million Dollar Question" Frank
Ackerman and Lisa Heinzerling, April 2002
"Better Principles: New Approaches to Teaching Introductory
Economics" Neva R. Goodwin and Jonathan
M. Harris, June 2001
"Agriculture in a Global Perspective" Jonathan
M. Harris, June 2001
"Community Control in a Global Economy: Lessons from
Mexico's Economic Integration Process"
Tim Wise and Eliza Waters, February 2001
"Mixed Signals: Market Incentives, Recycling, and the
Price Spike of 1995" Frank Ackerman and
Kevin Gallagher, January 2001
"Civil Economy and Civilized Economics: Essentials for
Sustainable Development." Neva Goodwin,
"Waste in the Inner City: Asset or Assault?"
Frank Ackerman and Sumreen Mirza, June 2000.
"Trade Liberalization and Industrial Pollution
in Mexico: Lessons for the FTAA." Kevin Gallagher, October
2000. This paper is no longer available as a GDAE Working
Paper, as it will appear as "Industrial Pollution
in Mexico: Did the NAFTA Matter?" in The Environment
and the FTAA: What Can We Learn from the NAFTA Experience?
Carolyn Deere and Daniel Esty (eds). (Cambridge: MIT
"Telling Other Stories: Heterodox Critiques of Neoclassical
Micro Principles Texts." Steve Cohn, August
"Getting the Prices Wrong: The Limits of Market-Based
Environmental Policy." Frank Ackerman and
Kevin Gallagher, September 2000.
Principles of Sustainable Development."
Jonathan M. Harris, June 2000.
"Trade Liberalization and Pollution Intensive Industries
in Developing Countries: A Partial Equilibrium Approach."
Kevin Gallagher and Frank Ackerman, January 2000.
"Economics in Context: The Need for a New Textbook."
Neva R. Goodwin, Oleg I. Ananyin, Frank Ackerman and
Thomas E. Weisskopf, February 1997.
"Still Dead After All These Years: Interpreting the
Failure of General Equilibrium Theory."
Frank Ackerman, November 1999.
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