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The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic is highly exposed to adverse natural events putting the country at risk of losing hard-won economic, social, and environmental gains due to the impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8275 DEC 14, 2017

Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Strobl,Eric Disclosed

Resilience or resignation : facing droughts and floods in rural, poor Bolivia (English)

Bolivia is a country with a vast geographical diversity, from a high plateau (altiplano) that reaches 3,000 meters above sea level to valleys at mid-altitude and tropical plains. ... See More +

Working Paper 122085 DEC 01, 2017

Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Muller,Miriam; Casabonne,Ursula; Genoni,Maria Eugenia Disclosed

Understanding the impact of windstorms on economic activity from night lights in Central America (English)

Central America is particularly prone to tropical storms and hurricanes. The prevailing conditions of poverty and socioeconomic inequality in most countries of the region make their exposed population especially vulnerable to those adverse natural events. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8124 JUN 27, 2017

Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Zhang,Hongrui Disclosed

Colombia - Second Disaster Risk Management DPL with Catastrophe Deferred Draw Down Option : P126583 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR25597 JAN 17, 2017

Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil Disclosed

Analysis of the impact of investments in disaster risk reduction and prevention in Mexico : case study of Tabasco between 2007 and 2011 (English)

In the late nineties, the Mexican Government has implemented a fiscal risk management policy for natural disasters through the creation of the Mexican fund for natural disasters (FONDEN). ... See More +

Working Paper 122189 JAN 01, 2017

Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; de Haro,Itzel; Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Pedrozo,Adrian; Paredes,Miguel Disclosed

Analysis of the impact of investments in disaster risk reduction and prevention in Mexico : case study of Tabasco between 2007 and 2011 (Spanish)

In the late nineties, the Mexican Government has implemented a fiscal risk management policy for natural disasters through the creation of the Mexican fund for natural disasters (FONDEN). ... See More +

Working Paper 122189 JAN 01, 2017

Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; de Haro,Itzel; Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Pedrozo,Adrian; Paredes,Miguel Disclosed

Bolivia - Bolivia Disaster Risk Managment DPC and DPL : P150751 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24633 JUL 20, 2016

Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil

Making cities work for Central America : urbanization review (English)

Central America is undergoing an important transition, with urban populations increasing at accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges as well as opportunities to boost sustained, inclusive and resilient growth. current rates of urbanization, the region’s urban population will double in size by 2050, welcoming over 25 million new urban dwellers, calling for better infrastructure, higher coverage and quality of urban services and greater employment opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18375 JUN 01, 2016

Maria,Augustin Disclosed

Weathering storms : understanding the impact of natural disasters on the poor in Central America (English)

In the past decades, natural disasters have caused substantial human and economic losses in Central America, with strong adverse impacts on gross domestic product per capita, income, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7692 JUN 01, 2016

Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Miranda Montero,Juan Jose Disclosed

Bolivia - Bolivia Disaster Risk Managment DPC and DPL : P150751 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22585 FEB 18, 2016

Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil

Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in Dominican Republic (Spanish)

Working Paper 101133 JAN 01, 2015

Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Van Der Borght,Rafael Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic (English)
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DEC 14, 2017 WPS8275 Policy Research Working Paper
Resilience or resignation : facing droughts and floods in rural, poor Bolivia (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122085 Working Paper
Understanding the impact of windstorms on economic activity from night lights in Central America (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 WPS8124 Policy Research Working Paper
Colombia - Second Disaster Risk Management DPL with Catastrophe Deferred Draw Down Option : P126583 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)
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JAN 17, 2017 ISR25597 Implementation Status and Results Report
Analysis of the impact of investments in disaster risk reduction and prevention in Mexico : case study of Tabasco between 2007 and 2011 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 122189 Working Paper
Analysis of the impact of investments in disaster risk reduction and prevention in Mexico : case study of Tabasco between 2007 and 2011 (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 122189 Working Paper
Bolivia - Bolivia Disaster Risk Managment DPC and DPL : P150751 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 ISR24633 Implementation Status and Results Report
Making cities work for Central America : urbanization review (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 ACS18375 Working Paper
Weathering storms : understanding the impact of natural disasters on the poor in Central America (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 WPS7692 Policy Research Working Paper
Bolivia - Bolivia Disaster Risk Managment DPC and DPL : P150751 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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FEB 18, 2016 ISR22585 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in Dominican Republic (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2015 101133 Working Paper