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The World Bank’s environmental strategies: Assessing the influence of a biased use of New Institutional Economics on legal issues

Prévost, Benoît and Audrey Rivaud

Ecosystem Services, 2018, vol. 29, issue PB, 370-380

Abstract: The World Bank considers itself as “a leader in piloting payments for ecosystem services†. This article explores how the World Bank gradually integrated environmental and legal issues within its strategic framework with a particular focus on its economic theoretical influences.

Keywords: New Institutional Economics; Legal arrangements; Institutional change; World Bank; Environmental strategies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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