New analysis reveals a strong correlation between precolonial institutions in Africa and current levels of deforestation. Researchers suggest that many of these structures still operate at a local level, controlling and exploiting natural resources under the radar of the state, and that such legacies of governance pose a major challenge for implementing conservation policies.
Right to Buy could mean a loss of 75,000 low-cost homes and a higher Housing Benefit bill, according to new research23 Nov 2015
Replacing housing association homes sold under the new Right to Buy scheme with those for sale could drive up costs for low-income tenants and the taxpayer, according to a new report.
A new study finds the numbers of young people being accommodated by local authorities or homeless services across the UK to be over three times higher than those recorded by the Government, and highlights the ‘hidden homelessness’ of those forced to sleep on sofas of friends or relatives as they have nowhere else to stay.
Land Economist wins international award for real estate research
Patterns in the financing activities of firms could be used as a litmus-test to determine company value, according to a new report.
New research seeks to take account of the fast pace at which technology is evolving in understanding how to tackle greenhouse gas emissions.
Instead of harming the economies of developing countries, carbon offsets and taxes on shipping and aviation would have a minimal or even a positive economic impact if implemented wisely, according to a new study.