Refereed Proceedings/Transactions/Commentaries/Working Papers
Barbier, E.B. 2023. "Towards A More Inclusive G7 Climate Club." Think 7 Japan Policy Papers. Think 7 Japan 2023 and G7 2023 Hiroshima Summit, Tokyo, Japan. June 2023. https://www.think7.org/publication/towards-a-more-inclusive-g7-climate-club/
Barbier, E.B. 2023. "Greening the G7 Through a More Inclusive Climate Club." ADBI Working Paper No. 1370. Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, Japan. April 2023. https://doi.org/10.56506/KYIX1306
Mensah, A.C.E. and Barbier, E.B. 2022. "Environmental impacts on health, growth and inequality reduction", Sustainable Future Policy Lab: Analyses, 2022-002. November 29, 2022. https://sfplab.org/?p=1903.
Mensah, A.C.E. and Barbier, E.B. 2022. "Growth and inequality convergence: the role of environmentally related impacts on human capital." WIDER Working Paper 2022/110. UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland. https://doi.org/10.35188/UNU-WIDER/2022/244-7
Barbier, E.B. 2022. "Transitioning to green energy is key to both tackling climate change and creating sustainable economies. Here's why." World Economic Forum July 11, 2022. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/07/green-energy-transition-democracy-economy/
Barbier, E.B. and Burgess, J.C. 2021. Economics of Peatlands Conservation, Restoration, and Sustainable Management - A Policy Report for the Global Peatlands Initiative. United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi. https://wedocs.unep.org/bitstream/handle/20.500.11822/37262/PeatCRSM.pdf
Barbier, E.B. 2021. "Guest Blog: What Does the Biden Administration Mean for Global Climate Action?" Smart Prosperity Institute January 18, 2021. https://institute.smartprosperity.ca/BidenClimateAction
Barbier, E.B. 2020. "Ten years to restore a planet – Ecosystem economics." One Earth 3(6):647-652. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2020.11.015
Barbier, E.B. 2020. "Building a Greener Recovery: Lessons from the Great Recession." Covid-19 Green Recovery Working Paper Series. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Geneva, Switzerland. October 5, 2020. https://greengrowthknowledge.org/guidance/building-greener-recovery-lessons-great-recession
Barbier, E.B., S. Troëng, C.M. Rodriguez. 2020. "Down to Earth: Conservation and COVID-19". State. The Magazine of the Colorado State University System. September 8, 2020 https://magazine.csusystem.edu/2020/09/07/down-to-earth-conservation-and-covid-19/
Iverson, T.W. and E.B. Barbier. 2020. "National and Sub-National Social Distancing Responses to COVID-19." CESifo Working Paper No. 8452 Center for Economic Studies and the Ifo Institute, Munich, Germany, July 2020. https://www.cesifo.org/DocDL/cesifo1_wp8452.pdf
Barbier, E.B. 2020. "Digital Dialogue No. 5: Scaling up Coastal Ecosystem Protection" Digital Dialogues, Wharton Risk Center, University of Pennsylvania July 23, 2020. https://riskcenter.wharton.upenn.edu/digital-dialogues/coastalecosystemprotection/
Barbier, E.B. 2020. "Guest Blog: Greening the Economic Recovery." Smart Prosperity Institute July 14, 2020. https://institute.smartprosperity.ca/GreeningEconomies
Barbier, E.B. 2020. Here's how to deliver a green recovery for the G20 economies. World Economic Forum Agenda July 14, 2020. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/rebuilding-green-g20-economies-after-covid-19/
Barbier, E.B. 2020. "Are tropical ecosystems the new frontline against COVID-19?" Green Economy Coalition July 14, 2020. https://www.greeneconomycoalition.org/news-analysis/are-tropical-ecosystems-the-new-frontline-against-covid-19
Troëng, S., E.B. Barbier, C.M. Rodriguez. 2020. "The COVID-19 pandemic is not a break for nature – let’s make sure there is one after the crisis." World Economic Forum May 20, 2020. https://www.weforum.org/discom?bobulate=IhYj8O5OhYMHHvoRxXn1dIMKWVwmgLvS%2BQqXcsdFCX%2BWg%2FlA0rEw1A4FyZ37KjCY5lzml1nJb7YmliRKuEYvHQ%3D%3D
Barbier, E.B. 2020. "Grappling with the Water Paradox." Nature Research Sustainability Community April 2, 2020. https://sustainabilitycommunity.springernature.com/manage/beta/posts/65002
Barbier, E.B. 2020. "The Revival of the Green New Deal." Cambridge Core Blog March 26, 2020. https://www.cambridge.org/core/blog/2020/03/26/the-revival-of-the-green-new-deal/
Barbier, E.B. 2020. "The Coronavirus Pandemic Should Focus Our Attention on the Water Crisis." Nature Research Sustainability Community March 20, 2020. https://sustainabilitycommunity.nature.com/users/181221-edward-barbier/posts/62586-the-coronavirus-pandemic-should-focus-our-attention-on-the-water-crisis
Barbier, E.B. and S. Troëng. 2020. "Carbon taxes are key to stop deforestation." Climate Home News February 13, 2020 https://www.climatechangenews.com/2020/02/13/carbon-taxes-key-stop-deforestation/
Barbier, E.B. 2019. "The Fall and Rise of the Green New Deal," Public Administration Review Bully Pulpit Symposium on "The Green New Deal: Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy", July 16, 2019. https://www.publicadministrationreview.com/2019/07/16/gndbarbier/
Barbier, E.B. 2019. "Rethinking how we pay for conserving global biodiversity." Atlas of Science, June 27, 2019. https://atlasofscience.org/rethinking-how-we-pay-for-conserving-global-biodiversity/#more-28678.
Barbier, E.B. 2019. "America can afford a Green New Deal – here’s how." The Conversation, February 26, 2019. https://theconversation.com/america-can-afford-a-green-new-deal-heres-how-111681
Barbier, E.B. 2019. "Water is scarce. So why is it underpriced?" CityMetric 1 February 2019. https://www.citymetric.com/horizons/water-scarce-so-why-it-underpriced-4452
Burgess, J.C. and E.B. Barbier. 2018. "Why companies should help pay for the biodiversty that's good for their bottom line." The Conversation, November 30, 2018. https://theconversation.com/why-companies-should-help-pay-for-the-biodiversity-thats-good-for-their-bottom-line-106298.
Barbier, E.B. 2018. "Rethinking International Environmental Agreements." Triple Crisis Blog May 9, 2018. http://triplecrisis.com/rethinking-international-environmental-agreements/
Barbier, E.B. 2018. "Land Degradation and Poverty." Nature Research Sustainability Community November 13, 2018. https://sustainabilitycommunity.nature.com/users/181221-edward-barbier/posts/40845-land-degradation-and-poverty
Barbier, E.B. and T. Iverson. 2018. "There are better ways to foster solar innovation and save jobs than Trump's tariffs." The Conversation, January 22, 2018. https://theconversation.com/there-are-better-ways-to-foster-solar-innovation-and-save-jobs-than-trumps-tariffs-90532
Barbier, E.B. and T. Iverson. 2017. "Better ways to foster solar innovation and save jobs." The Conversation, December 21, 2017. https://theconversation.com/better-ways-to-foster-solar-innovation-and-save-jobs-87481
Barbier, E.B. 2017. "How Many Hurricanes Must it Take?" Triple Crisis Blog October 25, 2017. http://triplecrisis.com/how-many-hurricanes-must-it-take/
Barbier, E.B. and J.C. Burgess. 2017. "Economic Principles for Spaceship Earth." EAERE Newsletter June 2017. (Republished from Resources 194, Spring 2017. http://www.rff.org/research/publications/economic-principles-spaceship-earth).
Barbier, E.B. and J.C. Burgess. 2017. "The Sustainable Development Goals and the systems approach to sustainability." Discussion Paper No. 2017-28. The Kiel Institute of World Economy, June 8, 2017. http://www.economics-ejournal.org/economics/discussionpapers/2017-28
Barbier, E.B., P. Delacote and J. Wolfersberger. 2016. "The economic analysis of the forest transition: a review." Chaire Economie Du Climat, Working Paper WP#2016-05, Dauphine University, Paris, September.
Barbier, E.B. 2016. "Righting the Balance: Overcoming environmental scarcity and inequality through inclusive green growth." Special Issue on "Inclusive Green Economy: Building Bridges to a Sustainable Future." Our Planet, UN Environment Programme, Nairobi, pp. 47-48.
Barbier, E.B. 2015. "Climate Change Impacts on Rural Poverty in Low-Elevation Coastal Zones." Policy Research Working Paper No. 7475 and Background Paper for Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty. The World Bank, Washington, DC, November.
Barbier, E.B. 2015. "Overcoming environmental scarcity and inequality." Making It: Industry for Development. November 20, 2015, pp. 28-29. UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), New York. http://issuu.com/makingit/docs/makingit20fullweb/29
Barbier, E.B. 2015. "Nature and Wealth: A Parable from Beijing." China-US Focus November 10, 2015. http://www.chinausfocus.com/finance-economy/nature-and-wealth-a-parable-from-beijing/
Barbier, E.B. and Hochard. 2015. "Geographical poverty traps in rural areas: A growing global problem." The World Bank, Washington, D.C. http://blogs.worldbank.org/developmenttalk/geographical-poverty-traps-rural-areas-growing-global-problem
Barbier, E.B. and J.P. Hochard. 2014. "Poverty and the Spatial Distribution of Rural Populations." Policy Research Working Paper No. 7101. The World Bank, Washington, DC, November.
Gwatipedza, J. and E.B. Barbier. 2013. "Environmental Regulation of a Global Pollution Externality in a Bilateral Trade Framework: The Case of Global Warming, China and the US. Economics Discussion Paper No. 2013-60, Kiel Institute for the World Economy. http://www.economics-ejournal.org/economics/discussionpapers/2013-60
Barbier, E.B. 2013. "The hidden global poverty problem." Making It: Industry for Development. September 24, 2013, pp. 47-48. UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), New York. http://issuu.com/makingit/docs/making-it_13_web_single-pages/47
Barbier, E.B. 2013. "Structural Change, Dualism and Economics Development: The Role of the Vulnerable Poor on Marginal Lands." Policy Research Working Paper No. 6456. The World Bank, Washington, DC, May.
Barbier, E.B. 2012. "Natural Capital, Ecological Scarcity and Rural Poverty." Policy Research Working Paper No. 6232. The World Bank, Washington, DC, October.
Barbier, E.B. 2012. "The Green Economy Challenge After Rio+20." e-International Relations June 29, 2012. http://www.e-ir.info/2012/06/29/the-green-economy-challenge-after-rio20/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
Barbier, E.B. 2012. "The Challenge for Rio+20: Funding." Resources, No. 180, pp. 25-29.
Barbier, E.B. 2012. "Can the US and China Cooperate over Climate and Clean Energy?" China-US Focus May 28, 2012. http://chinausfocus.com/energy-environment/can-the-us-and-china-cooperate-over-climate-and-clean-energy/
Barbier, E.B. 2011. "Global Economic Development, Natural Resources and History." The World Financial Review September-October 2011, pp. 50-53. http://www.worldfinancialreview.com/?p=732
Barbier, E.B. 2011. "A Global Green Recovery and the Lessons of History." The European Financial Review. February 17, 2011. http://www.europeanfinancialreview.com/?p=2497
Barbier, E.B. 2010. "Dealing in green: a global recovery strategy." The Broker June 30, 2010. http://www.thebrokeronline.eu/en/Magazine/articles/Dealing-in-green
Barbier, E.B. and Schwartz, J. "World debt and the Gulf oil spill should spur a Green New Deal" Christian Science Monitor, June 22, 2010.
Barbier, E.B. 2010. "Green stimulus is not sufficient for a global green recovery." VoxEU.org 3 June 2010. http://www.voxeu.org/index.php?q=node/5134
Barbier, E.B. 2009. "Global Governance: the G20 and a Global Green New Deal." Economics Discussion Papers, No 2009-38, Kiel Institute for the World Economy. http://www.economics-ejournal.org/economics/discussionpapers/2009-38
Barbier, E.B. 2009. "The G20 agenda should include implementing a global 'green' new deal." VoxEU.org 7 March 2009. http://www.voxeu.org/index.php?q=node/3223
Barbier, E.B. 2007. "Valuation of ecosystem services supporting aquatic and other land-based food systems." In D.M. Bartley, C. Brugè, D. Soto, P. Gerber and B. Harvey (eds). Comparative assessment of the environmental costs of aquaculture and other food production sectors: methods for meaningful comparisons. FAO/WFT Expert Workshop. 24-28 April 2006, Vancouver, Canada. FAO Fisheries Proceedings. No. 10. Rome, FAO, pp. 71-86.
Barbier, E.B. 2007. "To Replant or Not To Replant. Natural Barriers? Perhaps that is the Wrong Question." In S. M. Baker, J. Johansson and D. Westbrook, eds. Proceedings of the Conference on Macromarketing and Development: Building Bridges and Forging Alliances. Washington, D.C., June 2-5, 2007, pp. 435-440.
Hanley, N., Angelopoulos, K., Tinch, D., Davies, A., Watson, F. and Barbier, E.B. "What Drives Long-Term Biodiversity Change? Insights from Combining Economics, Paleo-Ecology, and History." Resources for the Future Discussion Paper (RFF DP 07-23, Washington DC, April 2007. Paper presented at the Frontiers in Environmental Economics Conference, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, 26-27 February 2007.
Barbier, E.B., 1998, "Environmental Project Evaluation in Developing Countries: Valuing the Environment as Input." Paper prepared for the Resource Policy Consortium Panel, Environmental Outcomes Assessment I: Conceptual Issues, World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Venice, 25-27 June 1998
Barbier, E.B., 1998, "The Value of Water and Watersheds: Reconciling Ecological and Economic Externalities." Conference on "Managing Human-dominated Ecosystems," Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis, Missouri, 26-28 March 1998, Missouri Bontanical Press, USA, pp. 117-140.
Burgess J.C. and Barbier E.B., 1998, "Tenure Security, Trade Induced Price Changes and Tropical Forest Conversion." Proceedings of the Environmental Policy and Society Workshop on Trade Impacts on Forest Communities, Stallet, Sweden, January 1998 (in press).
Barbier, E.B., 1998, "Comments on Environment, Poverty and Economic Growth", in B. Pleskovic and J. Stiglitz (eds.). Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 1997, World Bank, Washington DC, 1998, pp. 271-276.
Barbier, E.B., 1997, "Valuing the Environment as Input: Applications to Mangrove-Fishery Linkages." Proceedings of the 4th Workshop of the Global Wetlands Economics Network (GWEN), Wetlands: Landscape and Institutional Perspectives, Beijer International Institute for Ecological Economics, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, 16-17 November, 1997 (in press).
Barbier, E.B. and Homer-Dixon, T., 1997, "Environmental Change, Social Conflict and Limits to Adaptation in Developing Countries", in Lonergan, S.C. (eds.), Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Change, Adaptation and Security, Budapest, Hungary, 16-18 October, 1997, Kluwer, The Netherlands. pp. 335-350.
Barbier, E.B., 1997, "Ecological Economics, Uncertainty and Implications for Policy Setting Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation," in OECD, Investing in Biological Diversity: The Cairns Conference, OECD, Paris, 1997, pp. 115-140.
Barbier, E.B., 1996, Impact of the Uruguay Round on International Trade in Forest Products. FAO, Rome, April 1996, 51 pp.
Barbier, E.B. and Burgess, J.C., 1992, Malawi - Land Degradation in Agriculture, The World Bank, Environment Department, Divisional Working Paper No. 1992-37, Washington DC, August 1992.
Barbier, E.B and Burgess, J.C., 1992, "Agricultural Pricing and Environmental Degradation", Policy Research Working Papers, World Development Report, World Bank, Washington DC, 1992.
Barbier, E.B., 1988, "The Economics of Farm Level Adoption of Soil Conservation Measures", Environment Department Working Paper No. 11, World Bank, Washington DC, October 1988.