Earthquakes and Economic Growth

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Peter Simonsen (2012)
  • Publisher: La Paz: Institute for Advanced Development Studies (INESAD)
  • Subject: Wirtschaftswachstum | Economic growth | Erdbeben | natural disasters | O11 | spatial distribution | R12 | R11 | O49 | Räumliche Verteilung | Economic growth,naturaldisasters,spatial distribution
    • jel: jel:O49 | jel:R12 | jel:R11 | jel:O11
      ddc: ddc:330

This study explores the economic consequences of earthquakes. In particular, it is investigated how exposure to earthquakes affects economic growth both across and within countries. The key result of the empirical analysis is that while there are no observable effects a... View more
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