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Quake'n and Shake'n...Forever! Long-Run Effects of Natural Disasters: A Case Study on the 1970 Ancash Earthquake
This study estimates the effects of the 1970 Ancash earthquake on human capital accumulation on the affected and subsequent generation, 37 years after the shock, using the Peruvian censuses of 1993…
Is Disaster Risk Reduction Spending Driven by the Occurrence of Natural Disasters? Evidence from Peru
This paper studies the allocation of total disaster risk reduction public spending among regions in Peru. The main objective of this work is to identify the main determinants of the distribution of…
The increased occurrence of extreme weather conditions leading to drought is a key development challenge. This paper studies how these extreme events interact with the political process at the local…
The Challenge of Coping with the Natural Cycle of (Multiple) Hazards in the Caribbean: Promoting, Selecting, Adopting and Adapting Risk, Resilience, and Sustainability Initiatives
This presentation was commissioned by the Natural Disasters Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the Caribbean Subregional Meeting celebrated on June 28, 2006 in Barbados. Its objective is to…
This presentation was commissioned by the Natural Disaster Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the I Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on November 15th and 16th, 2001.