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Natural Disasters
			: Mitigating Impact,  Managing Risks

Natural Disasters : Mitigating Impact, Managing Risks »

Volume/Issue: 2012/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , and Boileau Loko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475512717.001

ISBN: 9781475512717

Keywords: natural disasters, self-insurance, contingent financing, buffers, disaster, disasters, natural disaster, earthquake, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Environment and Growth,

This paper reviews the literature on the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters and presents the IMF's role in assisting countries coping with natural catastrophes. Focusing on seven country cases, the paper des...

The Impact of Ethnic Heterogeneityon the Quantity and Quality of Public Spending

The Impact of Ethnic Heterogeneityon the Quantity and Quality of Public Spending »

Volume/Issue: 2000/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Louis Kuijs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846836.001

ISBN: 9781451846836

Keywords: government spending, public goods, ethnic heterogeneity, schooling, public spending, public health, infant mortality, education spending

The paper investigates empirically the impact of ethnic heterogeneity on the amount of public spending on health and education and the quality, or “technical efficiency” of spending. While it finds pa...

The Impact of Ethnic Heterogeneityon the Quantity and Quality of Public Spending

The Impact of Ethnic Heterogeneityon the Quantity and Quality of Public Spending »

Source: The Impact of Ethnic Heterogeneityon the Quantity and Quality of Public Spending

Volume/Issue: 2000/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Louis Kuijs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451846836

Keywords: government spending, public goods, ethnic heterogeneity, schooling, public spending, public health, infant mortality, education spending

The paper investigates empirically the impact of ethnic heterogeneity on the amount of public spending on health and education and the quality, or “technical efficiency” of spending. While it finds pa...

Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters »

Source: Natural Disasters : Mitigating Impact, Managing Risks

Volume/Issue: 2012/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , and Boileau Loko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475512717

Keywords: natural disasters, self-insurance, contingent financing, buffers, disaster, disasters, natural disaster, earthquake, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Environment and Growth,

This paper reviews the literature on the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters and presents the IMF's role in assisting countries coping with natural catastrophes. Focusing on seven country cases, the paper des...