Are markets good or bad for the environment? This is at best an ill-posed question. Markets are often perceived as an entity with a personality, goals and methods, as if they had a life of their own. However, markets are simply the environment where buyers and sellers exchange goods and services with or without money … More Are markets good or bad for the environment?
In a forthcoming paper at the AEJ: Applied Economics, Ariaster Chimeli and Rodrigo Soares investigate the linkage between prohibition of the market for mahogany and violence in the Brazilian Amazon. … More Mahogany Prohibition and Violence
The 4th Economics of Low Carbon Markets will take place at FEA/USP on December 19 and 20. The keynote speakers for this event are prof. Olivier Deschenes and prof. Timo Goeschl. … More 4th Economics of Low Carbon Markets
Resgatzzi is a voluntary cat photography project run by Giane Portal and me. Giane takes professional quality pictures of cats up for adoption in different shelters in the São Paulo region … More Adopt a Cat in São Paulo: Resgatzzi Project