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2016
Decision aids, ranging from rating systems to design software to regulatory standards, guide the design and evaluation of infrastructure projects. To present the information in these decision aids, there must first be some options such as, attributes are ...
Elke Weber
2016
Decision aids, ranging from rating systems to design software to regulatory standards, guide the design and evaluation of infrastructure projects. To present the information in these decision aids, there must first be some options such as, attributes are ...
Elke Weber
2016
There is no silver bullet—no single solution to get us to a sustainable climate. There is, however, silver buckshot: a combination of political, technological, economic, and behavioral actions and interventions that will provide the necessary progress ...
Elke Weber
2016
Elke Weber September, 2016 With Johnson, E.J. In: Messner, D., & Weinlich, S (Eds.), Global cooperation and the human factor (pp.139-154), New York, NY: Routledge (2016). Psychology Social and Behavioral Psychology Download File ...
David Wilcove
2016
ABSTRACT:  Reforestation is a critical means of addressing the environmental and social problems of deforestation. China’s Grain-for-Green Program (GFGP) is the world’s largest reforestation scheme. Here we provide the first nationwide assessment of the ...
Joao Biehl
2016
Joao Biehl August, 2016 American Ethnologist, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp.437-450 Health International Development Global Health & Health Politics Brazil Download File ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2016
Estimates of future flood hazards made under the assumption of stationary mean sea level are biased low due to sea-level rise (SLR). However, adjustments to flood return levels made assuming fixed increases of sea level are also inadequate when applied to ...
Alin Coman
2016
Alin Coman July, 2016 Culture Psychology Science Social and Behavioral Psychology mnemonic reinforcement effect socially-shared retrieval-induced forgetting social networks collective memories emergent phenomena Download File ...
James Trussell
2016
INTRODUCTION:  On November 17, 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an epidemiologic alert regarding Zika virus in Latin America.1 Several countries subsequently issued health advisories, including cautions about microcephaly, ...
Denise Mauzerall
2016
ABSTRACT: As part of the 12th Five-Year Plan, the Chinese government has developed air pollution prevention and control plans for key regions with a focus on the power, transport, and industrial sectors. Here, we investigate the contribution of ...
Christopher Chyba
2016
Christopher Chyba July, 2016 With Kevin P. Hand; Physical Review Applied, Vol. 6, Issue 1 Energy Science Environment and Energy Energy Research Geophysics Magnetism External Link ...
Michael Oppenheimer
2016
This work investigates the impact of climate variability on internal migration in South Africa. We find that increases in positive temperature enhance out-migration. Also, positive and negative rainfall excesses act as a push effect and boost out ...
Elke Weber
2016
Failures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by adopting policies, technologies, and lifestyle changes have led the world to the brink of crisis, or likely beyond. Here we use Internet surveys to attempt to understand these failures by studying factors ...
Christina Davis
2016
Hard times give rise to greater demand for protection, but also amplify the negative consequences of such defections, given the risk of drawing retaliation from abroad that could worsen economic conditions. International trade rules include provisions ...
Paul DiMaggio
2016
This paper proposes a systematic approach to the study of immigration and art by considering relevant theoretical concepts. We focus on the role of institutions and economic change as forces shaping the expressive alternatives of immigrants and their ...
2016
We put forward a framework to evaluate the potential impact of international competition on firm performance, and we highlight two points. First, it is important to consider effects on productive efficiency and market power in an integrated framework. ...
Bryan Grenfell
Jessica Metcalf
2016
INTRODUCTION: A central conundrum in the study of infectious disease dynamics is to define the landscape of population immunity. The proportion of individuals protected against a specific pathogen determines the timing and scale of outbreaks, and the pace ...
Anne Case
Sir Angus Deaton
2016
Suicide rates, life evaluation, and measures of affect are all plausible measures of the mental health and wellbeing of populations. Yet in the settings we examine, correlations between suicide and measured wellbeing are at best inconsistent. Differences ...
Janet Currie
2016
The events of 9/11 released a million tons of toxic dust into lower Manhattan, an unparalleled environmental disaster. It is puzzling then that the literature has shown little effect of fetal exposure to the dust. However, inference is complicated by pre ...
Gene Grossman
2016
We introduce firm and worker heterogeneity into a model of innovation-driven endogenous growth. Individuals who differ in ability sort into either a research sector or a manufacturing sector that produces differentiated goods. Each research project ...

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