Resources for Environmental Economics
  Research Institutions 


Bangladesh Institute for Development Studies (BIDS)
A multi-disciplinary organization, which conducts policy oriented research on development issues mainly in the context of Bangladesh. 
Center for Environment Education (CEE) 
Center for Environment Education was established in August 1984 as a centre of Excellence supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. CEE’s primary objective is to improve the public awareness and understanding of environmental issues with the view to promote the conservation and wise use of nature and natural resources. 
Centre For Science and Environment 
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is an independent, public interest organisation, which aims to increase public awareness on science, technology, environment and development. CSE has been creating awareness about the environmental challenges facing our nation 
Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE) 
CSERGE is a leading interdisciplinary research centre in the field of environmental and sustainable development, linking natural and social science theories, tools and methods. We are committed to exploring policy relevant issues, and disseminating our research to a wide range of audiences. 
Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI) 
Environment Protection Training and Research Institute is a premier agency in India, providing consultancy, training, applied research services and advocacy in the field of Environment to industry, regulatory bodies, Government and NGOs. 
Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment (FREE) 
The site includes information about the mission, philosophy and program objectives of the organization. Links can also be found to organizational activities, publications and a comprehensive list of important Web sites in the subject area. 
G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Almora 
The Institute is identified as a focal agency, to advance scientific knowledge, to evolve integrated management strategies, demonstrate their efficacy for conservation of natural resources and to ensure environmentally sound development in the entire Indian Himalayan Region (IHR). The Institute has established linkages with National and International Organizations committed to environment and development linked issues in the mountain regions. 
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) 
Institute is to promote and conduct research on development (in its economic, technological, social, political and ecological aspects) from a broad inter- disciplinary perspective; to gain insights into the process of development and alternative policy options and to disseminate the knowledge so gained 
Indian Institute of Forest Management
The Indian Institute of Forest Management is a sectoral management institute, which constantly endeavors to evolve knowledge useful for the managers in the area of Forest, Environment and Natural Resources Management and allied sectors 
Institute of Economic Growth 
The Institute is an autonomous, multi-disciplinary centre for advanced research and training in economics, demography, and sociology and is recognised as such by the University of Delhi. As a premier national institution, it pursues empirical and theoretical research that has a bearing on policy, in relation to problems of economic development, planning, and social change. Environmental and Natural Resource Economics is a major research filed at the institute. 
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
It has motivated local Institutions to deal with mountain problems and to incorporate the mountain perspective.
International Food Policy Research Institute ( IFPRI)
Is an international institute that conducts research on food and agricultural policy. This web site has downloadable papers/manuals about environment and production technology, markets and structural studies, food consumption and nutrition, trade and macroeconomics.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) 
IIED is an independent, non-profit organization promoting sustainable patterns of world development through collaborative research, policy studies, networking and knowledge dissemination. 
IUCN-Economics of Bio-diversity 
Contains information on bio-diversity economics, financing and business and policy. 
MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
The Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR) is 'the focus at MIT for research activity in energy economics since the Centre's founding in the mid-1970's, and in environmental economics since the early 1990s. This web site includes working papers, policy notes and research. 
National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE) 
The National Center for Environmental Economics is a programme of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The NCEE undertakes research and analyses of the interactions and relationships between the economy and environmental pollution control as well as other aspects of environmental economics.
Pakistan Institute for Development Economics(PIDE) 
An important teaching and research institute in Pakistan. Provides information about publications, research programs and graduate training. 
SHODH: the Institute for Research and Development, Nagpur, India 
A group of like-minded people founded SHODH to undertake studies on various socio-economic aspects of rural and tribal population and environmental degradation, to undertake programs for all-round development of rural and tribal areas, to conduct training programs for teachers and students from such areas, to strive and help in efforts for emancipation of women, and child development. 
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) 
SDPI was founded in August 1992 on the recommendation of the Pakistan National Conservation Strategy (NCS). A good source for empirical and policy related information about environmental issues in Pakistan.
The Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Sweden 
The goal of the Beijer Institute is to foster interdisciplinary activities among natural and social scientists, in order to deepen understanding of the interactions between humans and nature, and to inform management of our common environment. The Institute seeks to realize this goal through a variety of activities, including research and training programs, seminars and conferences, and publications. 
The Energy Research Institute (TERI) 
A dynamic and flexible organization with a global vision and a local focus, TERI was established in 1974. TERI is deeply committed to every aspect of sustainable development. From providing environment-friendly solutions to rural energy problems to helping shape the development of the Indian oil and gas sector; tackling global climate change issues, solutions to growing urban transport and air pollution problems to promoting energy efficiency in the Indian industry etc. 
The Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development 
A useful site to gather information and papers on energy and globalization and their implication for the environment 
World Resources Institute 
World Resources Institute is an independent nonprofit organization. A very good site with access to studies on bio-diversity conservation, natural resource management, non-market valuation, cost benefit analyses etc. 


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