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Allen Blackman
Thomas Klutznick Senior Fellow
202-328-5073
blackman@rff.org
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PROFILE
 
An expert on environmental and natural resource policy in developing countries, Allen Blackman focuses principally on industrial pollution control and tropical deforestation in Latin America and Asia. Much of his research evaluates environmental management strategies that aim to overcome barriers to conventional regulation in developing countries, including weak institutions and missing infrastructure. He coordinates RFF's participation in the Environment for Development (EfD) initiative and is a research fellow at the EfD Center for Central America. 
Featured Publications
Does Ecocertification Have Environmental Benefits? Organic Coffee in Costa Rica
A. Blackman and M. Naranjo
Ecological Economics | forthcoming
 
Resources Magazine: 180
Edward B. Barbier, Allen Blackman, Maureen L. Cropper, Róger Madrigal, David Popp, Drew Shindell, Juha V. Siikamäki, Thomas Sterner, Jintao Xu, Phil Sharp
Resources | 2012 (180)
 
Does Ecocertification in Developing Countries Boost Compliance? ISO 14001 Certification in Mexico.
Allen Blackman
Journal of Regulatory Economics | Related Discussion Paper 11-39
 
Ex Post Evaluation of Forest Conservation Policies Using Remote Sensing Data: An Introduction and Practical Guide
Allen Blackman
RFF Discussion Paper 12-13 | March 2012
 
Land Cover Change in Agroforestry: Shade Coffee in El Salvador
A. Blackman, B. Ávalos-Sartorio, and J. Chow
Land Economics | February 2012 | 88(1) | pp. 75-101
 
Producer-level Benefits of Sustainability Certification
A. Blackman and J. Rivera
Conservation Biology | December 2011 | Vol. 25, No. 6 | pp. 1176-1185
 
Does Public Disclosure Reduce Pollution? Evidence from India’s Pulp and Paper Industry
N. Powers, A. Blackman, U. Narain, and T. Lyon
Environmental and Resource Economics | September 2011 | Vol. 50, No. 1 | pp. 131-155
 
User-Financing in a National Payments for Environmental Services Program: Costa Rican Hydropower.
A. Blackman and R. Woodward
Ecological Economics | 1626-1638 | forthcoming | 69(8) | Related Discussion Paper 09-04-REV
 
Alternative Pollution Control Policies in Developing Countries.
Allen Blackman
Review of Environmental Economics and Policy. | 4(2) | 234-253 | Related Discussion Paper EfD 09-14
 
Voluntary Regulation in Developing Countries: Mexico’s Clean Industry Program.
A. Blackman, B. Lahiri, B. Pizer, M. Rivera Planter, and C. Muñoz Piña.
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management | 60(3) | 182-192 | Related Discussion Paper 07-36-REV
 
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REPORTS
Voluntary Environmental Agreements in Developing Countries: The Colombian Experience
Allen Blackman, Eduardo Uribe, Bart van Hoof, Thomas P. Lyon
RFF Report | June 2009
 
Pérdida de los Bosques en las Áreas de Cultivo del Café de Sombra en El Salvador
Allen Blackman, Beatriz Ávalos-Sartorio, Jeffrey Chow, Francisco Aguilar
RFF Report | August 2006
 
Review of the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Colombia's Environmental Policies
Allen Blackman, Richard D. Morgenstern, Libardo Montealegre Murcia, Juan Carlos Garcia de Brigard
RFF Report | August 2006
 
Tree Cover Loss in El Salvador's Shade Coffee Areas
Allen Blackman, Beatriz Ávalos-Sartorio, Jeffrey Chow, Francisco Aguilar
RFF Report | July 2006
 
Institutional Analysis of Colombia's Autonomous Regional Corporations (CARs)
Allen Blackman, Richard D. Morgenstern, Elizabeth Topping
RFF Report | June 2006
 
Assessment of Colombia's National Environmental System (SINA)
Allen Blackman, Sandra A. Hoffmann, Richard D. Morgenstern, Elizabeth Topping
RFF Report | October 2005
 
Assessment of Colombia's National Environmental System (SINA)
Allen Blackman, Sandra Hoffmann, Richard Morgenstern, and Elizabeth Topping
World Bank | May 2004 | Related RFF Report
 
Institutional Analysis of Colombia's Autonomous Regional Corporations (CARs)
Allen Blackman, Richard Morgenstern, and E. Topping
World Bank | 2004
 
The Economics of Tailored Regulation and the Implications for Project XL
Allen Blackman, James W. Boyd, Alan J. Krupnick, Janice Mazurek
RFF Report | May 2001
 
Tire Piles as an Environmental and Health Hazard on the U.S.-Mexico Border: A Preliminary Assessment Focusing on Paso Del Norte
Allen Blackman, Alan Krupnick, and Alejandra Palma
Applied Sciences Laboratory, Inc. | 2001
 
The Economics of Tailored Regulation and the Implications for Project XL
Allen Blackman
National Science Foundation (NSF)/U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) | December 2000,
 
Environmentally-Friendly Technological Change Among Mexico's Traditional Brickmakers: A Final Narrative Report to the Tinker Foundation
Allen Blackman
RFF Report | February 1999
 
Final Project Report: Understanding Differences in the Diffusion of Environmentally Beneficial Technology
Allen Blackman, James Boyd, R. David Simpson, and Michael A. Toman
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) | 1996
 
Less Developed Countries' Performance in High Value Agricultural Trade
M. Burfisher, M. Missian and Allen Blackman
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Economic Research Service (ERS) Staff Report No. AGES 9118 | 1990
 
  
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