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Working papers


  1. Cauê Carrilho & Gabriela Demarchi & Amy Duchelle & Sven Wunder & Carla Morsello, 2022. "Permanence of avoided deforestation in a Transamazon REDD+ initiative (Pará, Brazil)," Working Papers hal-03614704, HAL.


  1. Anne-Charlotte Vaissiere & Fabien Quetier & Coralie Calvet & Harold Levrel & Sven Wunder, 2020. "Biodiversity offsets and payments for environmental services: Clarifying the family ties," Post-Print hal-02619521, HAL.


  1. Borner, J. & Bruckner, M. & Flach, R. & Soares-Filho, B. & Wunder, S., 2018. "Land use spillovers of bioeconomy-driven trade shocks under imperfect environmental law enforcement," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277223, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  2. Amy E. Duchelle & Gabriela Simonet & William D. Sunderlin & Sven Wunder, 2018. "What is REDD+ achieving on the ground?," Post-Print hal-02623994, HAL.
  3. Gabriela Simonet & Amy Duchelle & Astrid B. Bos & Subervie Julie & Sven Wunder & Ida Aju Pradnja Resosudarmo, 2018. "'Forests and carbon: The impacts of local REDD+ initiatives," Post-Print hal-02097056, HAL.


  1. Améline Vallet & Bruno Locatelli & Harold Levrel & Sven Wunder, 2016. "Ecosystem service tradeoffs and ecological-economic production possibilities frontier: A case study in Costa Rica," Post-Print hal-01674150, HAL.


  1. Noack,Frederik & Wunder,Sven & Angelsen,Arild & Börner,Jan, 2015. "Responses to weather and climate : a cross-section analysis of rural incomes," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7478, The World Bank.
  2. Sven Wunder, 2015. "Value Determinants of Plant Extractivism in Brazil," Discussion Papers 0090, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA.


  1. Börner, Jan & Shively, Gerald E. & Wunder, Sven & Wyman, Miriam, 2012. "How do rural households respond to economic shocks? Insights from hierarchical analysis using global data," 2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil 126143, International Association of Agricultural Economists.


  1. Wunscher, Tobias & Engel, Stefanie & Wunder, Sven, 2011. "Practical Alternatives to Estimate Opportunity Costs of Forest Conservation," 2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland 115774, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  2. Wunscher, Tobias & Engel, Stefanie & Wunder, Sven, 2011. "Opportunity Costs as a Determinant of Participation in Payments for Ecosystem Service Schemes," 2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland 115779, European Association of Agricultural Economists.


  1. Moreno-Sanchez, Rocio del Pilar & Maldonado, Jorge Higinio & Wunder, Sven & Borda, Carlos Andres, 2009. "Do Environmental Services Buyers Prefer Differentiated Rates? A Case Study from the Colombian Andes," Documentos CEDE Series 91171, Universidad de Los Andes, Economics Department.


  1. Sven Wunder, 1989. "Inequality and Development - A Regression Analysis of the Cross-Country Pattern," Discussion Papers 89-17, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics.

Journal articles


  1. Cisneros, Elías & Börner, Jan & Pagiola, Stefano & Wunder, Sven, 2022. "Impacts of conservation incentives in protected areas: The case of Bolsa Floresta, Brazil," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 111(C).
  2. Berit Hasler & Mette Termansen & Helle Ørsted Nielsen & Carsten Daugbjerg & Sven Wunder & Uwe Latacz-Lohmann, 2022. "European Agri-environmental Policy: Evolution, Effectiveness, and Challenges," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 16(1), pages 105-125.


  1. Montoya-Zumaeta, Javier G. & Wunder, Sven & Tacconi, Luca, 2021. "Incentive-based conservation in Peru: Assessing the state of six ongoing PES and REDD+ initiatives," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 108(C).


  1. Vaissière, Anne-Charlotte & Quétier, Fabien & Calvet, Coralie & Levrel, Harold & Wunder, Sven, 2020. "Biodiversity offsets and payments for environmental services: Clarifying the family ties," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 169(C).
  2. Jan Börner & Dario Schulz & Sven Wunder & Alexander Pfaff, 2020. "The Effectiveness of Forest Conservation Policies and Programs," Annual Review of Resource Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 12(1), pages 45-64, October.
  3. S. Wunder & R. Brouwer & S. Engel & D. Ezzine-de-Blas & R. Muradian & U. Pascual & R. Pinto, 2020. "Reply to: In defence of simplified PES designs," Nature Sustainability, Nature, vol. 3(6), pages 428-429, June.
  4. Sven Wunder & Jan Börner & Driss Ezzine-de-Blas & Sarah Feder & Stefano Pagiola, 2020. "Payments for Environmental Services: Past Performance and Pending Potentials," Annual Review of Resource Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 12(1), pages 209-234, October.


  1. Bösch, Matthias & Elsasser, Peter & Wunder, Sven, 2019. "Why do payments for watershed services emerge? A cross-country analysis of adoption contexts," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 119(C), pages 111-119.
  2. Javier Montoya-Zumaeta & Eduardo Rojas & Sven Wunder, 2019. "Adding rewards to regulation: The impacts of watershed conservation on land cover and household wellbeing in Moyobamba, Peru," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 14(11), pages 1-22, November.


  1. Vallet, Améline & Locatelli, Bruno & Levrel, Harold & Wunder, Sven & Seppelt, Ralf & Scholes, Robert J. & Oszwald, Johan, 2018. "Relationships Between Ecosystem Services: Comparing Methods for Assessing Tradeoffs and Synergies," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 150(C), pages 96-106.
  2. Wunder, Sven & Noack, Frederik & Angelsen, Arild, 2018. "Climate, crops, and forests: a pan-tropical analysis of household income generation," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 23(3), pages 279-297, June.
  3. S. Wunder & R. Brouwer & S. Engel & D. Ezzine-de-Blas & R. Muradian & U. Pascual & R. Pinto, 2018. "From principles to practice in paying for nature’s services," Nature Sustainability, Nature, vol. 1(3), pages 145-150, March.
  4. Markku Larjavaara & Markku Kanninen & Harold Gordillo & Joni Koskinen & Markus Kukkonen & Niina Käyhkö & Anne M. Larson & Sven Wunder, 2018. "Global variation in the cost of increasing ecosystem carbon," Nature Climate Change, Nature, vol. 8(1), pages 38-42, January.


  1. Maria Brockhaus & Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki & Jenniver Sehring & Monica Di Gregorio & Samuel Assembe-Mvondo & Andrea Babon & Melaku Bekele & Maria Fernanda Gebara & Dil Bahadur Khatri & Hermann Kambire & F, 2017. "REDD+, transformational change and the promise of performance-based payments: a qualitative comparative analysis," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(6), pages 708-730, August.
  2. Bakkegaard, Riyong Kim & Hogarth, Nicholas J. & Bong, Indah Waty & Bosselmann, Aske S. & Wunder, Sven, 2017. "Measuring forest and wild product contributions to household welfare: Testing a scalable household survey instrument in Indonesia," Forest Policy and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 84(C), pages 20-28.
  3. Kim-Bakkegaard, Riyong & Jacobsen, Jette Bredahl & Wunder, Sven & Thorsen, Bo Jellesmark, 2017. "Comparing tools to predict REDD+ conservation costs to Amazon smallholders," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 48-61.
  4. Börner, Jan & Baylis, Kathy & Corbera, Esteve & Ezzine-de-Blas, Driss & Honey-Rosés, Jordi & Persson, U. Martin & Wunder, Sven, 2017. "The Effectiveness of Payments for Environmental Services," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 96(C), pages 359-374.


  1. Hickey, Gordon M. & Pouliot, Mariève & Smith-Hall, Carsten & Wunder, Sven & Nielsen, Martin R., 2016. "Quantifying the economic contribution of wild food harvests to rural livelihoods: A global-comparative analysis," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 122-132.
  2. Cunha, Felipe Arias Fogliano de Souza & Börner, Jan & Wunder, Sven & Cosenza, Carlos Alberto Nunes & Lucena, André F.P., 2016. "The implementation costs of forest conservation policies in Brazil," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 209-220.
  3. Jan Börner & Kathy Baylis & Esteve Corbera & Driss Ezzine-de-Blas & Paul J Ferraro & Jordi Honey-Rosés & Renaud Lapeyre & U Martin Persson & Sven Wunder, 2016. "Emerging Evidence on the Effectiveness of Tropical Forest Conservation," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 11(11), pages 1-11, November.
  4. Driss Ezzine-de-Blas & Sven Wunder & Manuel Ruiz-Pérez & Rocio del Pilar Moreno-Sanchez, 2016. "Global Patterns in the Implementation of Payments for Environmental Services," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 11(3), pages 1-16, March.


  1. Wunder, Sven, 2015. "Revisiting the concept of payments for environmental services," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 117(C), pages 234-243.
  2. Jan Börner & Eduardo Marinho & Sven Wunder, 2015. "Mixing Carrots and Sticks to Conserve Forests in the Brazilian Amazon: A Spatial Probabilistic Modeling Approach," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 10(2), pages 1-20, February.
  3. Rosa da Conceição, Hugo & Börner, Jan & Wunder, Sven, 2015. "Why were upscaled incentive programs for forest conservation adopted? Comparing policy choices in Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru," Ecosystem Services, Elsevier, vol. 16(C), pages 243-252.
  4. Jan Börner & Gerald Shively & Sven Wunder & Miriam Wyman, 2015. "How Do Rural Households Cope with Economic Shocks? Insights from Global Data using Hierarchical Analysis," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 66(2), pages 392-414, June.
  5. Hegde, Ravi & Bull, Gary Q. & Wunder, Sven & Kozak, Robert A., 2015. "Household participation in a Payments for Environmental Services programme: the Nhambita Forest Carbon Project (Mozambique)," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 20(5), pages 611-629, October.


  1. Duchelle, Amy E. & Almeyda Zambrano, Angélica M. & Wunder, Sven & Börner, Jan & Kainer, Karen A., 2014. "Smallholder Specialization Strategies along the Forest Transition Curve in Southwestern Amazonia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 64(S1), pages 149-158.
  2. Wunder, Sven & Börner, Jan & Shively, Gerald & Wyman, Miriam, 2014. "Safety Nets, Gap Filling and Forests: A Global-Comparative Perspective," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 64(S1), pages 29-42.
  3. Duchelle, Amy E. & Cromberg, Marina & Gebara, Maria Fernanda & Guerra, Raissa & Melo, Tadeu & Larson, Anne & Cronkleton, Peter & Börner, Jan & Sills, Erin & Wunder, Sven & Bauch, Simone & May, Peter &, 2014. "Linking Forest Tenure Reform, Environmental Compliance, and Incentives: Lessons from REDD+ Initiatives in the Brazilian Amazon," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 55(C), pages 53-67.
  4. Meijaard, Erik & Wunder, Sven & Guariguata, Manuel R. & Sheil, Douglas, 2014. "What scope for certifying forest ecosystem services?," Ecosystem Services, Elsevier, vol. 7(C), pages 160-166.
  5. Babigumira, Ronnie & Angelsen, Arild & Buis, Maarten & Bauch, Simone & Sunderland, Terry & Wunder, Sven, 2014. "Forest Clearing in Rural Livelihoods: Household-Level Global-Comparative Evidence," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 64(S1), pages 67-79.
  6. Wunder, Sven & Angelsen, Arild & Belcher, Brian, 2014. "Forests, Livelihoods, and Conservation: Broadening the Empirical Base," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 64(S1), pages 1-11.
  7. Angelsen, Arild & Jagger, Pamela & Babigumira, Ronnie & Belcher, Brian & Hogarth, Nicholas J. & Bauch, Simone & Börner, Jan & Smith-Hall, Carsten & Wunder, Sven, 2014. "Environmental Income and Rural Livelihoods: A Global-Comparative Analysis," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 64(S1), pages 12-28.


  1. Moreno-Sanchez, Rocio & Maldonado, Jorge Higinio & Wunder, Sven & Borda-Almanza, Carlos, 2012. "Heterogeneous users and willingness to pay in an ongoing payment for watershed protection initiative in the Colombian Andes," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 75(C), pages 126-134.


  1. Börner, Jan & Wunder, Sven & Armas, Angel, 2011. "Pagos por carbono en America Latina: de la experiencia de proyectos piloto a la implementatcion a gran escala," Revista Espanola de Estudios Agrosociales y Pesqueros, Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Rural y Marino (formerly Ministry of Agriculture), issue 228, pages 1-23.


  1. Subhrendu K. Pattanayak & Sven Wunder & Paul J. Ferraro, 2010. "Show Me the Money: Do Payments Supply Environmental Services in Developing Countries?," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 4(2), pages 254-274, Summer.
  2. Börner, Jan & Wunder, Sven & Wertz-Kanounnikoff, Sheila & Tito, Marcos Rügnitz & Pereira, Ligia & Nascimento, Nathalia, 2010. "Direct conservation payments in the Brazilian Amazon: Scope and equity implications," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 69(6), pages 1272-1282, April.


  1. Wünscher, Tobias & Engel, Stefanie & Wunder, Sven, 2008. "Spatial targeting of payments for environmental services: A tool for boosting conservation benefits," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 65(4), pages 822-833, May.
  2. Asquith, Nigel M. & Vargas, Maria Teresa & Wunder, Sven, 2008. "Selling two environmental services: In-kind payments for bird habitat and watershed protection in Los Negros, Bolivia," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 65(4), pages 675-684, May.
  3. Wunder, Sven, 2008. "Payments for environmental services and the poor: concepts and preliminary evidence," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 13(3), pages 279-297, June.
  4. Wunder, Sven & Albán, Montserrat, 2008. "Decentralized payments for environmental services: The cases of Pimampiro and PROFAFOR in Ecuador," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 65(4), pages 685-698, May.
  5. Wunder, Sven & Engel, Stefanie & Pagiola, Stefano, 2008. "Taking stock: A comparative analysis of payments for environmental services programs in developed and developing countries," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 65(4), pages 834-852, May.
  6. Engel, Stefanie & Pagiola, Stefano & Wunder, Sven, 2008. "Designing payments for environmental services in theory and practice: An overview of the issues," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 65(4), pages 663-674, May.


  1. Wunder, Sven, 2007. "Tropical forests: Regional paths of destruction and regeneration in the late 20th century," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 61(2-3), pages 579-579, March.


  1. Wunder, Sven, 2005. "Macroeconomic Change, Competitiveness and Timber Production: A Five-Country Comparison," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 33(1), pages 65-86, January.
  2. Sunderlin, William D. & Angelsen, Arild & Belcher, Brian & Burgers, Paul & Nasi, Robert & Santoso, Levania & Wunder, Sven, 2005. "Livelihoods, forests, and conservation in developing countries: An Overview," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 33(9), pages 1383-1402, September.
  3. Grieg-Gran, Maryanne & Porras, Ina & Wunder, Sven, 2005. "How can market mechanisms for forest environmental services help the poor? Preliminary lessons from Latin America," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 33(9), pages 1511-1527, September.


  1. Sven Wunder & William D. Sunderlin, 2004. "Oil, Macroeconomics, and Forests: Assessing the Linkages," The World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 19(2), pages 231-257.


  1. Wunder, Sven, 2001. "Poverty Alleviation and Tropical Forests--What Scope for Synergies?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 29(11), pages 1817-1833, November.


  1. Sunderlin, William D. & Wunder, Sven, 2000. "The influence of mineral exports on the variability of tropical deforestation," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 5(3), pages 309-332, July.
  2. Wunder, Sven, 2000. "Ecotourism and economic incentives -- an empirical approach," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 465-479, March.


  1. Sven Wunder, 1992. "La enfermedad holandesa y el caso colombiano," Coyuntura Económica, Fedesarrollo, vol. 22(1), pages 167-190, April.



  1. Riyong Kim Bakkegaard & Arun Agrawal & Illias Animon & Nicholas Hogarth & Daniel Miller & Lauren Persha & Ewald Rametsteiner & Sven Wunder & Alberto Zezza, 2016. "National Socioeconomic Surveys in Forestry," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 28115, December.


  1. Andersen,Lykke E. & Granger,Clive W. J. & Reis,Eustaquio J. & Weinhold,Diana & Wunder,Sven, 2002. "The Dynamics of Deforestation and Economic Growth in the Brazilian Amazon," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521811972, December.

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