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The poverty impact of climate change in Mexico (English)

This paper examines the effects of climate change on poverty through the relationship between indicators of climate change (temperature and rainfall change) and municipal level gross domestic product, and subsequently between gross domestic product and poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6461 MAY 01, 2013

Villarroel, Marcelo Olivera; de la Fuente, Alejandro

Municipal vulnerability to climate change and climate related events in Mexico (English)

A climate change vulnerability index in agriculture is presented at the municipal level in Mexico. Because the index is built with a multidimensional approach to vulnerability (exposure, sensitivity and adaptive capacity), it represents a tool for policy makers, academics and government alike to inform decisions about climate change resilience and regional variations within the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6417 APR 01, 2013

Borja-Vega, Christian; de la Fuente, Alejandro

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Russian)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 MAR 22, 2012

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva English, Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (English)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 SEP 22, 2011

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Japanese)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 SEP 22, 2011

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Arabic)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 NOV 01, 2010

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva English, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Chinese

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention (Chinese)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 JAN 01, 2010

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva English, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Arabic

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention : Peligros naturales, desastres evitables : la economia de la prevencion efectiva (Spanish)

This report synthesizes knowledge about the effects of natural hazards on human welfare, particularly in its economic aspects. It is a remarkable combination of case studies, data on many scales, and the application of economic principles to the problems posed by earthquakes, abnormal weather, and the like. ... See More +

Publication 57860 JAN 01, 2010

Ramachandran, S.; de la Fuente, Alejandro; Tonizzo, Martina; Sahin, Sebnem; Adam, Bianca; Sanghi, Apurva English, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Chinese