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Essays on Climatic Risks and Vulnerability-Reduction Strategies

Marta Vicarelli

Title:
Essays on Climatic Risks and Vulnerability-Reduction Strategies
Author(s):
Vicarelli, Marta
Thesis Advisor(s):
Heal, Geoffrey M.
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Dissertations
Department:
Sustainable Development
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Notes:
Ph.D., Columbia University.
Abstract:
This dissertation analyzes three di_erent dimensions of climate risk: (i) impacts and responses to climate change in physical and biological systems; (ii) socio-economic consequences of climatic variability in human systems; and (iii) the design of formal insurance instruments to reduce socio-economic vulnerability to climatic risk, as adaptation strategies. Each part represents an independent study.
Subject(s):
Economics
Climate change
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