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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

Climatic changes Environment Natural disasters
Blog
How Can Governments Better Respond to Global Food Price Fluctuations?

Much of UNU-WIDER’s research in the last few years was initiated under the 2010-13 work programme on the triple crisis of finance, food, and climate change. The financial crisis from 2008 onwards has received massive worldwide attention...

Economic policy Structural adjustment (Economic policy) Food security
Journal Article
Poverty, Vulnerability, and Reference-Dependent Utility

Part of Journal Special Issue Poverty, Development, and Behavioral Economics

Poverty Risk management Uncertainty
Blog
Cost of Capital: The Real Price of Green Energy
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4 July 2013 Carl-Gustav Lindén In recent years the price of green energy technology has come down dramatically. This means that European investments in renewable energy can be very competitive...

Capital Capital market Cost effectiveness
Blog
Aid and our Changing Environment: What did we Learn?

24 June 2013 Tony Addison The Stockholm ReCom results meeting at Sida on 4 June was a lively exchange on all aspects of foreign aid and climate change finance (including the role of private finance)...

Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid Environmental policy
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (May 2013)

9 May 2013 Tony Addison With May ending, we head into a very busy June for UNU-WIDER (and midsummer). Next week we are back in Stockholm at Sida for the ReCom results meeting on ‘Aid, climate change, and the environment ’...

Econometric models (Economic development) Climatic changes Corporate governance
Working Paper
Risks of Coastal Storm Surge and the Effect of Sea Level Rise in the Red River Delta, Vietnam

This paper considers the impact of sea level rise and storm surge on the Red River delta region of Vietnam an area already known to be highly vulnerable to coastal risks...

Climatic changes Environment Natural disasters
Journal Article
In Violence as in Peace: Violent Conflict and Rural Entrepreneurship in the Philippines

Part of Journal Special Issue Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

Conflict management Entrepreneurship Investment analysis
Journal Article
Measuring Vulnerability: An Overview and Introduction

Part of Journal Special Issue Vulnerability in Development

Conflict management Poverty Measurement (Poverty)
Journal Article
Measuring the Vulnerability of Subnational Regions in South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Vulnerability in Development

Measurement (Poverty) Regional economics Risk
Journal Special Issue
Vulnerability in Development: Advances in Concept and Measurement

The six papers in this Special Issue to provide insights into advances in conceptualizing and measuring vulnerability, in particularly household vulnerability to poverty and country and regional vulnerability to external shocks...

Conflict management Poverty Measurement (Poverty)
Book Chapter
Measuring Vulnerability and Poverty: Estimates for Rural India

From the book: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Government policy (Poor) Measurement (Poverty) Risk
Book Chapter
Vulnerability Dynamics and HIV Risk in the Semi-Arid Tropics of Rural Andhra Pradesh

From the book: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Agriculture Health Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Measuring the Vulnerability of Subnational Regions

A small but growing literature has been concerned about the economic (and environmental) vulnerability on the level of countries. Less attention is paid to the economic vulnerability of different regions within countries...

Measurement (Poverty) Regional economics Risk
Working Paper
Assessing Vulnerability Before, During and After a Natural Disaster in Fragile Regions: Case Study of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia

Current approaches of measuring vulnerability to natural hazards generally use a rather static perspective that focuses on a single point in time—often before a hazardous event occurs...

Humanitarian assistance Natural disasters Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
Livelihood Risk from HIV in Semi-Arid Tropics of Rural Andhra Pradesh

This paper discusses the livelihood dynamics in the fragile landscape of the semi arid tropics (SAT) of Andhra Pradesh...

Agriculture Health Migration, Internal
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