EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Development-Induced Displacement: The Case of Dam Construction in Slovakia and the Czech Republic

Natalia Zagorsekova () and Michaela Ciefova

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: The paper deals with the topic of development-induced displacement based on Slovak and Czech historical experience with dam construction projects. Favourable natural conditions in the Central European area, such as hydropower potential and relief, have enabled many hydroelectric plants to be constructed, whereby no negligible number of cases have been accompanied by resettlement of the affected population. Such processes had significant social and economic consequences. In the present study we predominantly focus on the ways of compensation and treatment of the displaced, whereby comparative approach is applied. Besides, results of key informant interviews are debated in detail. The paper is concluded by policy recommendations regarding potential future development-induced displacement.

Keywords: development-induced displacement; dams; compensation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R23 R58 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019-01
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-tra and nep-war
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/92464/1/MPRA_paper_92464.pdf original version (application/pdf)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:pra:mprapa:92464

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany Ludwigstraße 33, D-80539 Munich, Germany. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Joachim Winter ().

 
Page updated 2021-02-18
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:92464