Oct 2014
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.; Caruso, Germán
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…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Vela, Mauricio A.; Miller, Sebastián J.
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…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.; Bastos, Paulo
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…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UN); Cardona, Omar D.
This document is the summary report of the IDB-sponsored system of disaster risk and risk management indicators presented at the World Conference on Disaster Reduction in Kobe, Japan, 2005. The…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UN); Cardona, Omar D.
Los desastres son eventos socioambientales cuya materialización es el resultado de la construcción social del riesgo. El propósito del sistema de indicadores propuesto en el presente trabajo es…