Macroeconomic impacts of natural disasters

Mechler R (2004). Macroeconomic impacts of natural disasters. In: The Role of Local Governments in Reducing the Risk of Disasters.

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Abstract

This paper discusses the macroeconomic effects that a number of developing countries, subject to substantial natural disaster risk, may experience after disasters. Further, the paper recommends the need to plan the recovery process on a macroeconomic basis. These points are substantiated with examples from recent experience in Honduras and El Salvador.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Research Programs: Risk, Modeling and Society (RMS)
Bibliographic Reference: In: K. Demeter, A. Guner, N.E. Erkan (Eds); The Role of Local Governments in Reducing the Risk of Disasters; Background material for the workshop. The World Bank Institute, Washington, DC, USA, pp.35-47 (2004)
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Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:16
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2016 16:43
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/7340

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