Macroeconomic Risk Management Against Natural Disasters: Analysis Focussed on Governments in Developing Countries

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Looking back in history, we conceive the twentieth century as the century of wars. Most Hkely, we will conceive the twenty-first century as the century of (natural) catastrophes. Wars can be avoided (unfortunately, it did not happen often in history), in contrast, most natural disasters are outside human influence. However, the consequences of disasters can be alleviated by means of risk management. For an effective risk management, information is needed about (i) the size of the risk (measured by the frequency and ...

Macroeconomic Risk Management Against Natural Disasters: Analysis Focussed on Governments in Developing Countries 2006, Deutscher Universitatsverlag, Wiesbaden

ISBN-13: 9783835005945

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