2 edition of Economic analysis of natural hazards found in the catalog.
Economic analysis of natural hazards
by Instiute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado in Boulder(Colo.)
Written in English
|Series||National hazard research working paper -- no.17|
|Contributions||University of Colorado. Institute of Behavioral Science.|
"At Risk: natural hazards, people’s vulnerability and disasters" (Wisner, Blaikie, Cannon and Davis, ) explains very well the problems of exposure and vulnerability and how they can greatly affect the outcome of a natural hazard event. Despite the name “natural” disasters, what really matters is the socio-economic fabric. Every year in the United States, natural hazards threaten lives and livelihoods and result in billions of dollars in damage. We work with many partners to monitor, assess, and conduct targeted research on a wide range of natural hazards so that policymakers and the public have the understanding they need to enhance preparedness, response, and resilience.
Wang, Cailin Wu, Jidong He, Xin Ye, Mengqi and Liu, Yu Quantifying the spatial ripple effect of the Bohai Sea ice disaster in the winter of / in 31 provinces of China. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, Vol. 9, Issue. 1, p. Cited by: 5. Natural disasters and economic development: A neoclassical review of theoretical perspectives and empirical evidence D I S S E R T A T I O N of the University of St. Gallen, Graduate School of Business Administration, Economics, Law and Social Sciences (HSG) to obtain the title of Doctor of Economics submitted by Oliver Zenklusen fromFile Size: 8MB.
Natural hazards, unnatural disasters: the economics of effective prevention (English) Abstract. This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the. The title of this book is misleading. It is a book about economics and economic theory, but not about economic analyses, or econometrics. My rating on comprehensiveness is referring directly to the lack of applied econometric and economic analysis material as you would find in a text as by Stock and Watson, or Angrist, et al4/5(3).
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She has published extensively on economic impacts of disasters, modeling disaster losses, urban risk dynamics, critical infrastructure systems and their interdependencies, economic evaluation of disaster mitigations, and urban disaster recovery.
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