Working Paper — Aug 23, 2021
Wetlands, Flooding, and the Clean Water Act
This study estimates the value of wetlands in flood mitigation in the United States, finding that one hectare of wetland provides $2,300 in annual flood mitigation value.
Journal Article — Jul 8, 2021
The GDP-Temperature Relationship: Implications for Climate Change Damages
Two RFF researchers coauthor this journal article evaluating the effect of temperature due to global warming on GDP.
Common Resources — Jun 21, 2021
Empowering Local Communities to Manage Their Forests: Nine New Studies Examine the Ecological and Socioeconomic Effects
Decentralized forest management is often considered to be a valuable tool for ecological and socioeconomic advancement within developing nations. However, recent work has shown that its effectiveness is highly dependent on the quality of local governance.