Jul 2010
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Treadway, Michael; Funaro, Rita; Inter American Development Bank
This issue of IDEA was inspired by the myriad questions raised by the successive natural disasters that have struck the developing world of late. It asks why some countries are more resilient to…
Jul 2010
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Treadway, Michael; Funaro, Rita; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Esta edición de IDEA fue inspirada por la gran cantidad de preguntas suscitadas por los desastres naturales registrados últimamente en el mundo en desarrollo. Pregunta porque algunas economías sean…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Powell, Andrew; Becerra, Oscar
This paper uses simple regression techniques to make an initial assessment of the monetary damages caused by the January 12, 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti. Damages are estimated for a disaster…