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The Economics of Adaptation to Extreme Weather Events in Developing Countries

Susmita Dasgupta (), Benoit Laplante, David Wheeler and Brian Blankespoor

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Abstract: Without a better understanding of the interactions between international players, households and public sector, it will be difficult for climate negotiators and donor institutions to determine the appropriate levels and modes of adaptation assistance. This paper contributes by assessing the economics of adaptation to extreme weather events. [Working Paper 199]

Keywords: weather; donor; institutions; developing countries; international assistance; public sector; climate change; geographically; vulnerability; communities; households; international; vulnerability; socio economic; demographic; population; droughts; economies; human development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010-06
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