Estimating the Direct Economic Damage of the Earthquake in Haiti
- Publisher: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Washington, DC
Haiti | F35 | Natural disasters | aid and development | earthquake | Natural disasters, direct economic damages, Haiti, earthquake, reconstruction, aid and development | O11 | O54 | Q54 | O19 | Disasters, IDB-WP-163 | reconstruction | direct economic damages
This paper uses simple regression techniques to make an initial assessment of the monetary damages caused by the January 12, 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti. Damages are estimated for a disaster with both 200,000 and 250,000 total dead and missing (i.e., the range of ...