Economic Development and Deforestation

Programme
April 19, 2016
09:00-09:15 Introduction by Torfinn Harding, NHH
09:15-10:00 "Forest Loss and Drilling for Oil: A Matter of Democracy"
Hanna Krings, RWTH Aachen University
10:00-11:00 "The Power of the State: National Borders and the Deforestation of the Amazon"
Francisco Costa, FGV/EPGE
11:00-11:15

Break

11:15-12:15 "Common Pool Resources at National Borders: The Case of Oil"
Jim Cust, Natural Resource Governance Institute/Oxford
12:15-13:15 "Winning the Oil Lottery: The Impact of Natural Resource Extraction on Growth"
Daniel da Mata, IPEA
13:15-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:00 "Agricultural Productivity and Deforestation in Brazil"
Dimitri Szerman, Climate Policy Initiative
15:00–16:00 "City Growth and Deforestation"
Julika Herzberg, RWTH Aachen University
16:00-16:15

Break

16:15-17:15 "Paid to Save the Forests: Evidence from Brazil's Bolsa Verde Program"
Po Yin Wong, NHH
17:15–17:45 "Fires in the Amazon"
Liana Anderson, CEMADEN
April 20, 2016
09:00-09:30 "Looking at Fire Impacts on Conservation Areas"
Ana Carolina Pessoa, INPE
09:30-10:00 "Priority Municipalities and Carbon Emissions"
Thais Rosan, INP
10:00-11:00 "Cost-Benefit Analysis of Fire Policy in the Amazon"
Thiago Morello, UFABC
11:00-11:15

Break

11:15-12:15 "Costs of Reducing Deforestation in Brazil in a General Equilibrium Approach"
Angelo Costa Gurgel, FGV
12:15-13:15 "The Effects of Land Use Regulation on Deforestation: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon"
Torfinn Harding, NHH
13:15-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:00 "Fueling Development: Sugarcane Expansion Impacts in Brazil"
Priscila Souza, PUC-Rio/Climate Policy Initiative, Brazil. Link to paper
15:00-16:00 "The Role of Local Institutions in Preserving the Commons: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia"
Teevrat Garg, Grantham Research Institute, LSE