The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters
  • Author : Debarati Guha-Sapir
  • Release Date : 23 May 2013
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 341
  • ISBN 13 : 9780199841936

The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters Book Summary

This work combines research and empirical evidence on the economic costs of disasters with theoretical approaches. It provides new insights on how to assess and manage the costs and impacts of disaster prevention, mitigation, recovery and adaption, and much more.

The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Author : Debarati Guha-Sapir,Indhira Santos,Alexandre Borde
Publisher : Oxford University Press
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This work combines research and empirical evidence on the economic costs of disasters with theoretical approaches. It provides new insights on how to assess and manage the costs and impacts of disaster prevention, mitigation, recovery and adaption, and much more....

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Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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Economic Effects of Natural Disasters explores how natural disasters affect sources of economic growth and development. Using theoretical econometrics and real-world data, and drawing on advances in climate change economics, the book shows scholars and researchers how to use various research methods and techniques to investigate and respond to natural ...

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Author : Hirokazu Tatano,Yoshio Kajitani
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Nature
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This book outlines methodologies to estimate the economic impacts of natural disasters based on business surveys conducted after large disasters in Japan. By including numerous observations on business activities in past disasters and the validations of both engineering and economic models based on these data sets, this book appeals to ...

The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

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Author : Debarati Guha-Sapir,Indhira Santos,Alexandre Borde, Managing Editor
Publisher : Oxford University Press
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Since the turn of the millennium, more than one million people have been killed and 2.3 billion others have been directly affected by natural disasters around the world. In cases like the 2010 Haiti earthquake or the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, these disasters have time and time again wrecked large populations and national ...

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Author : Xianhua Wu,Ji Guo
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book uses cutting-edge methods, such as big data mining methods on social media, generalized difference in difference, inoperational input–output models, improved data envelopment analysis, improved computable general equilibrium and others to calculate the economic impacts of climate and environmental disasters on China. This book provides the ideas, methods ...

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Author : Dongyeol Lee,Huan Zhang,Chau Nguyen
Publisher : International Monetary Fund
Genre : Nature
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Pacific island countries are highly vulnerable to various natural disasters which are destructive, unpredictable and occur frequently. The frequency and scale of these shocks heightens the importance of medium-term economic and fiscal planning to minimize the adverse impact of disasters on economic development. This paper identifies the intensity of natural ...

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'Economic losses from natural disasters totaled $92 billion in 2015.' Such statements, all too commonplace, assess the severity of disasters by no other measure than the damage inflicted on buildings, infrastructure, and agricultural production. But $1 in losses does not mean the same thing to a rich person that it does to ...