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Fuentes-Nieva, Ricardo

Risk, Shocks, and Human Development

Fuentes-Nieva, Ricardo - Risk, Shocks, and Human Development, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva, Papa A. Seck

Part I. Conceptual Framework

2. Risk, Poverty, and Human Development: What Do We Know, What Do We Need to Know?
Stefan Dercon

3. Shocks that Cheat its Survivors: Disasters and Long-term Development
Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva

4. Methods for Microeconometric Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
John Hoddinott, Agnes Quisumbing

Part II. Empirical Evidence

5. The Impact of Natural Shocks on Children Morbidity in Rural Mexico
Alejandro Fuente, Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva

6. The Effects of Earthquakes on Children and Human Development in Rural El Salvador
Indhira V. Santos

7. The Short- and Medium-Term Human Development Effects of Climate-Related Shocks: Some Empirical Evidence
Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva, Papa A. Seck

8. Impact of Extreme Climate Events on Educational Attainment: Evidence from Cross-Section Data and Welfare Projection
Namsuk Kim

9. The Effects of Mortality Shocks on Household Spending on Education, Health and Nutrition
Damir Cosic, Partha Deb

10. Intergenerational Effects of the 1959–61 China Famine
Winnie Fung, Wei Ha

Part III. Behavioral and Policy Responses

11. Evidence on the Link between Migration, Climate Shocks, and Adaptive Capacity
Liliana Carvajal, Isabel Pereira

12. Social Capital and Crisis Coping in Indonesia
Wei Ha

13. Natural Hazards and Unnatural Disasters: A Survey of the Gendered Terrain of Risk, Vulnerability and Disaster Relief
Roshni R. Menon

14. Public Responses to Natural Disasters: What Has Been Done and What Else Could Be Done
Alejandro Fuente

15. Conclusion: Exploring the Interface between Private Mechanisms and Public Policies: A Challenge for Research
Papa A. Seck

Keywords: Social Sciences, Education Policy, International Economics

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
402 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230274129
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-58785-8

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