Sep 2012
Author(s): Murphy, Anne G.; Hartell, Jason; Cárdenas, Víctor; Skees, Jerry R.
This report examines some of the implications of price risk and volatility, and weather risks in the LAC region that are important threats to already vulnerable populations. It considers the…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Miller, Stuart; Keipi, Kari
El presente documento investiga las posibles medidas que se pueden aplicar para reducir las pérdidas económicas resultantes de las amenazas naturales, y analiza los temas ex ante y ex post que…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Miller, Stuart; Keipi, Kari
This technical paper investigates potential avenues for reducing economic losses resulting from natural hazards, and discusses ex ante and ex post issues affecting disaster risk management. It also…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Keipi, Kari; Tyson, Justin
While the occurrence of natural events can not be prevented, there is a possibility to reduce the vulnerability of populations through risk management. The IDB Action Plan for natural disaster risk…
Nov 1997
Author(s): Haltia, Olli; Keipi, Kari
This paper discusses the topic of deforestation in Latin America and the Caribbean and the use of incentives as support for private forestry investments. The paper develops the idea of using targeted…