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Natural disasters and economic inequality: Insights from wildfires across the globe

Natural disasters cause economic damages and may exacerbate disparities in income distribution among countries across the globe...

Natural disasters Gini coefficient Inequality
Working Paper
Climate vulnerability and government resource mobilization in developing countries

There is substantial empirical literature on the impact of climate vulnerability on economic outcomes in developing countries. However, this literature is still weak on the impact of climate vulnerability on tax revenue mobilization...

Climate Vulnerability Developing countries
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Hidden hostility: donor attention and political violence

Political violence is a worldwide problem that has been on the rise over the past decade. The international dimension of domestic repression and dissent is a particularly relevant factor yet surprisingly understudied...

Political violence Repression Riots
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Marriage market responses in the wake of a natural disaster in India

This paper examines the impact of the 2001 Gujarat earthquake on age at marriage and other assortative matching outcomes...

Age at marriage India Earthquake
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Remote sensing of urban cyclone impact and resilience: Evidence from Idai

Cyclone Idai, the most devastating cyclone ever recorded in Southern Africa, caused havoc in large parts of central Mozambique, especially the port city of Beira, upon its landfall in March 2019...

Remote sensing Natural disasters Urban
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Cash grants to manufacturers after Cyclone Idai: RCT evidence from Mozambique

In March 2019, Cyclone Idai hit central Mozambique and caused widespread damage, including businesses in the enterprise sector...

Firms Manufacturing Natural disasters
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Cyclone impacts on manufacturing firms in Mozambique

This study investigates how manufacturing companies were affected by tropical Cyclone Idai, which struck Central Mozambique in March 2019...

Firms Natural disasters
Ricardo Santos presents on vulnerability to natural shocks in Mozambique

On 3 April, Ricardo Santos, UNU-WIDER Research Fellow, will give a presentation at a seminar at the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning ( CEDIL ) on ‘Vulnerability to Natural Shocks: Assessing the Short-Term Impact of...

3 April 2019
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Past event
Vincenzo Salvucci presents at the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique 2019 seminar series

Vincenzo Salvucci, a researcher from the University of Copenhagen, will present a seminar on 13 March 2019 at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo. The seminar is titled Vulnerabilidade às Calamidades Naturais: Avaliação do...

13 March 2019
Faculty of Economics, Postgraduate Room, the Eduardo Mondlane University, Main Campus, Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Journal Article
Public disclosure for carbon abatement: African decision-makers in a PROPER public good experiment

A linear public good experiment adopted from Holt and Laury [1997. Classroom games: Voluntary provision of a public good...

Field experiments Pollution Public goods
Agriculture Adaptation Options

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 5.3

Natural disasters Financial crisis Agriculture
Climate Change and Human Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 6.1

Political economy Natural disasters Climate change
Social Protection

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 6.2

Households Natural disasters Credit
Journal Article
Risks of Coastal Storm Surge and the Effect of Sea Level Rise in the Red River Delta, Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Economics of climate change impacts on developing countries

Climate change Environment Natural disasters
Working Paper
Public disclosure for pollution abatement: African decision-makers in a PROPER public good experiment

A linear public good experiment has been employed to investigate strategic behaviour in pollution abatement among African climate decision-makers...

Group decision making Hazardous wastes Natural disasters
Working Paper
Cost and Impact Analysis of Sea Level Rise on Coastal Vietnam

The Development under Climate Change research effort provides a basis for determining quantitative impacts on infrastructure from climate change. This paper provides results of an analysis of sea level rise impacts on road infrastructure in Vietnam...

Environment Natural disasters Climate change
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