Jul 2014
Author(s): Pereda, Paula C.; Menezes, Tatiane A. de; Alves, Denisard
Climate-sensitive health problems kill millions every year and undermine the physical and psychological well-being of millions more. To identify the climate impacts on dengue risk in Brazil, a…
May 2014
Author(s): Zambrano, Omar; Robles, Marcos; Laos, Denisse
The relationship between the abundance of natural resources and socio-economic performance has been a main object of study in the economic development field since Adam Smith. Dominated by the…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Pereda, Paula C.; Menezes, Tatiane A. de; Alves, Denisard
This paper attempts to identify the climatic effect on birth outcomes in Brazil and, thus, to predict the potential impact of climate change. Panel data models indicate that excess and lack of…