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Natural disasters and the dynamics of intangible assets


Policy research working paper 4874:

In recognition that natural resource dependence increases vulnerability to 'natural' disasters, this paper presents an analysis that allows for endogenous investments in real assets (physical capital) as well as in human capital, explicitly considering the potential for subsistence traps arising from minimum consumption and minimum natural resource irreversibility thresholds.

Keywords

  • Themes:Economics of DRR, Risk Identification & Assessment

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/10359

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