Academic Commons

Theses Doctoral

Essays on Climatic Risks and Vulnerability-Reduction Strategies

Vicarelli, Marta

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.

Files

  • thumnail for Vicarelli_columbia_0054D_10435.pdf Vicarelli_columbia_0054D_10435.pdf application/pdf 13.5 MB Download File

More About This Work

Academic Units
Sustainable Development
Thesis Advisors
Heal, Geoffrey M.
Degree
Ph.D., Columbia University
Published Here
November 11, 2011