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The confounding economics of natural disaster shocks

John Colin Mutter

Title:
The confounding economics of natural disaster shocks
Author(s):
Mutter, John Colin
Date:
Type:
Articles
Department:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
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Book/Journal Title:
OECD Insights Blog
Publisher:
OECD
Publisher Location:
Paris
Abstract:
Earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and other such disasters all cause damage in relatively restricted areas so unless the disaster makes a direct hit on an industry that is particularly critical to a country’s economy, production in the rest of the country can often buffer the effect.
Subject(s):
Economics
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Suggested Citation:
John Colin Mutter, 2011, The confounding economics of natural disaster shocks, Columbia University Academic Commons, http://hdl.handle.net/10022/AC:P:10843.

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