Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , and Boileau Loko
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 09 October 2012
Keywords: natural disasters, self-insurance, contingent financing, buffers, disaster, disasters, natural disaster, earthquake, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Environment and Growth,
This paper reviews the literature on the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters and presents the IMF's role in assisting countries coping with natural catastrophes. Focusing on seven country cases, the paper des...