Aug 2012
Author(s): Becerra, Oscar; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Noy, Ilan
This paper examines Official Development Assistance (ODA) in the aftermath of large natural disasters between 1970 and 2008. Using an event-study approach, the paper finds that while the median…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Noy, Ilan; Pantano, Juan; Galiani, Sebastián
This paper examines the short and long-run average causal impact of catastrophic natural disasters on economic growth by combining information from comparative case studies. The counterfactual of the…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Noy, Ilan
Natural disasters are by no means new, yet the evolving understanding of their relevance to economic development and growth is still in its infancy. This paper summarizes the state of the economic…
Mar 2003
Author(s): Bollin, Christina; Cárdenas, Claudia; Aquino, Alberto; Hidajat, Ria; Jinon, René; Paulsen de Cárdenas, Alba
En el marco de la III Fase del Diálogo Regional de Política sobre Riesgo de Desastres Naturales, el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) encargó a la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische…