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…
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…
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…