Directory of resources on transport, health and environment in developing countries


Economic impacts and economic evaluation

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    Air Impacts.org. Search engine and portal addressing health and economic impacts of air pollution, including climate change, in both developing and developed countries, UNEP Risoe Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development (URC), in partnership with the World Bank, United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), and research institutions. Denmark.
    http://www.airimpacts.org
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    Cesar H et al. Improving air quality in Mexico City: an economic valuation. The World Bank, Latin American and the Caribbean Region, Economically and Socially Sustainable Development Sector Unit, 2004.
    http://web.idrc.ca/IMAGES/ecohealth/100205-3.pdf
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    Chen et al. The integrated energy options and health benefits study for Shanghai, China. China Environment Series, 2002, 5:124–129. Washington, DC, Woodrow Wilson Center.
    http://www.cleanairnet.org/caiasia/1412/ articles-58199_ShanghaiStudy.pdf
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    CBA of Cycling. TemaNord, Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen, 2005.
    http://www.thepep.org/ClearingHouse/docfiles/CBA%20on% 20cycling%20nordic%20council%20report%202005.pdf
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    Economic analyses in transport project and program appraisal. Washington, DC, World Bank, 2004.
    http://www.worldbank.org/transport/pol_econ/econ_apr.htm
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    Indonesia Environment Monitor, 2003. Section on air pollution and economic costs of health impacts. Washington, DC, World Bank (accessed online July 2005).
    http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTINDONESIA/Resources/ Publication/03-Publication/indo_monitor.pdf
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    Landa RT. Mobile source pollution in Mexico City and market-based alternatives. Washington, DC, the Cato Review of Business & Government, 2001.
    http://www.cato.org/pubs/regulation/reg18n2h.html
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    Least cost transportation planning. Victoria Transport Policy Institute, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. May 2005.
    http://www.vtpi.org/tdm/tdm21.htm
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    Litman TA. Economic value of walkability. World Transport Policy & Practice, 2004, 10(1).
    http://www.vtpi.org/walkability.pdf
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    Litman TA. Transportation cost and benefit analysis. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Victoria Transport Policy Institute, 2002.
    http://www.vtpi.org/documents/transportation.php
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    Moving the Economic (MTE) On- Line. Searchable inventory of economic success stories in sustainable transportation, worldwide, built up the 150 international case studies gathered at the 1998 Moving the Economy Conference. Profiles actual examples where sustainable transportation ventures have boosted business, created jobs, saved money, or revitalized local economies, Toronto, Canada.
    http://stratus.city.toronto.on.ca/inter/mte/mte.nsf/
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    Older gasoline vehicles in developing countries and economies in transition: their importance and the policy options for addressing them. Paris, United Nations Environment Programme/ Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2000.
    http://www.grida.no/news/index.cfm?requestedItemId= 304 (available for purchase).
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    Philippines Environment Monitor, 2002. Issue devoted to air quality and the economic evaluations of health impacts from air pollution. Washington, DC, World Bank (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.worldbank.org.ph/external/default/main?pagePK=51187349&piPK=51189435&theSitePK=332982&menuPK=333010&searchMenuPK= 333010&theSitePK=332982&entityID=000094946_03040304021236&searchMenuPK= 333010&theSitePK=332982
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    Potter S, Parkhurst G. Taxation futures for sustainable mobility: final report. London, Policy Studies Institute, Environment and Human Behaviour Programme, 2004.
    http://www.psi.org.uk/ehb/projectspotter.html
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    Pratt M et al. Economic interventions to promote physical activity: application of the SLOTH model. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2004, 27(3) (Suppl.):136–145.
    http://www.ajpm-online.net/article/PIIS0749379704001643/ fulltext
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    Report of the expert committee on auto fuel policy. Focuses on auto policy, health and economic effects of air pollution. New Delhi, Government of India (accessed online July 2005).
    http://petroleum.nic.in/coverpage.pdf
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    Results of four cost–benefit calculations: Amsterdam, Bogotá, Delhi, Morogoro. In: The economic significance of cycling: a study to illustrate the costs and benefits of cycling policy. Den Haag, Habitat Platform Foundation, I-ce Interface for Cycling Expertise and the Association of Dutch Municipalities (VNG), 2000. http://www.i-ce.info/download/publications/Ec_Significance_eng.pdf http://www.i-ce.info/download/publications/Annex_Ec_Sign_Cycling.pdf
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    Standing Advisory Committee for Trunk Road Assessment. Transport and the economy. London, United Kingdom, Department for Transport, 1999.
    http://www.dft.gov.uk/stellent/groups/dft_econappr/ documents/page/dft_econappr_022512.hcsp
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    Thailand Environment Monitor 2002. Issue devoted to air quality and the economic evaluations of health impacts from air pollution. Washington, DC, World Bank (accessed online July 2005).
    http://www.worldbank.or.th/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/EASTASIAPACIFICEXT/ THAILANDEXTN/0,,contentMDK:20206650~pagePK:141137~ piPK:217854~theSitePK:333296,00.html
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    The economic significance of cycling: a study to illustrate the costs and benefits of cycling policy. Den Haag, Habitat Platform Foundation, I-ce, Interface for Cycling Expertise and the Association of Dutch Municipalities (VNG), 2000.
    http://www.i-ce.info/download/publications/ Ec_Significance_eng.pdf
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    The effects of pollution on health: the economic toll. Pollution Prevention and Abatement Handbook. Washington, DC, World Bank, 1998.
    http://www.cleanairnet.org/caiasia/1412/ articles-58255_resource_2.pdf
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    Transport and the economy: Government response to SACTRA report. London, United Kingdom, Department for Transport, 2000.

    http://www.dft.gov.uk/stellent/groups/dft_econappr/ documents/pdf/dft_econappr_pdf_504948.pdf
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    Transportation cost and benefit analysis. Victoria, Australia, Victoria Transport Institute, 2005.
    http://www.vtpi.org/documents/transportation.php
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    Transport investment, transport intensity and economic growth: interim report. London, Department of Transport (accessed online June 2005).
    http://www.dft.gov.uk/stellent/groups/dft_econappr/ documents/pdf/dft_econappr_pdf_504831.pdf
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    Wright L. Climate change and transport in developing nations: the search for low-cost emission reductions. Bonn, German Technical Corporation (GTZ), 2004.
    http://www.sutp.org/docs/BRT/Climate%20change%20and%20transport% 20in%20developing%20nations,%20%20Lloyd%20W.pdf
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