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What Does Network Analysis Teach Us About International Environmental Cooperation?

@article{Carattini2021WhatDN,
  title={What Does Network Analysis Teach Us About International Environmental Cooperation?},
  author={S. Carattini and S. Fankhauser and Jianjian Gao and C. Gennaioli and P. Panzarasa},
  journal={CESifo Working Paper Series},
  year={2021}
}
Over the past 70 years, the number of international environmental agreements (IEAs) has increased substantially, highlighting their prominent role in environmental governance. This paper applies the toolkit of network analysis to identify the network properties of international environmental cooperation based on 546 IEAs signed between 1948 and 2015. We identify four stylised facts that offer topological corroboration for some key themes in the IEA literature. First, we find that a… Expand

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