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Natural disasters and growth - going beyond the averages (English)

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There has been a steady increase in the occurrence of natural disasters. Yet their effect on economic growth remains unclear, with some studies reporting negative, and others indicating no, or even positive effects. These seemingly contradictory findings... See More +

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  • Loayza, Norman; Olaberria, Eduardo; Rigolini, Jamele; Christiaensen, Luc;
  • 2009/06/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS4980
  • 1 of 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • Natural disasters and growth - going beyond the averages
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