Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Michael Keen , Paul Freeman , and Muthukumara Mani
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2003
Keywords: Natural Disasters, Climate Change, Urbanization, disaster, disasters, hurricane, disaster risk, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Economic Development: General, Natural Disaster,
Natural disaster risk is emerging as an increasingly important constraint on economic development and poverty reduction. This paper first sets out the key stylized facts in the area-that the costs of disaster have...