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Natural disasters, self-insurance and human capital investment

Futoshi Yamauchi

Natural disasters, self-insurance and human capital investment

evidence from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Malawi

by Futoshi Yamauchi

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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters,
  • Human capital

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFutoshi Yamauchi, Yisehac Yohannes, Agnes Quisumbing.
    SeriesPolicy research working paper -- 4910, Policy research working papers (Online) -- 4910.
    ContributionsYohannes, Yisehac, 1949-, Quisumbing, Ma. Agnes R., World Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23226612M
    LC Control Number2009655526

    Natural events and human-made emergencies (e.g., armed conflict; climate change; and “development disasters,” such as those ensuing from flooding upstream of dam construction or excessive damage from earthquakes where structures have not been built to code) frequently occur in relatively remote, difficult-to-reach locations, often in the. The empirical literature on the relationship between natural disaster risk and investment in education is inconclusive. Model averaging methods in a framework of crosscountry and panel regressions show an extremely robust negative partial correlation between secondary school enrollment and natural disaster risk. This result is driven exclusively by geologic disasters.

    Natural Disasters: Mitigating Impact, Managing Risks Prepared by Nicole Laframboise and Boileau Loko Authorized for distribution by Kathryn Langdon October Abstract 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. economic research on natural disasters and their consequences is fairly limited”.5 The book The Economics of Natural Disasters: Implications for Federal Policy by Dacy and Kunreuther () is often regarded as the field’s pioneering work, but there have been few subsequent studies.

    Natural disasters, self-insurance and human capital investment evidence from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Malawi. Natural disasters have played an integral role in human history. Volcanic eruptions have been credited with the fall of civilizations, pandemic diseases have affected multiple generations, and massive famines have killed or impoverished millions. But in many cases, "natural" disasters are anything s: 4.


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The empirical results show that the accumulation of biological human capital prior to disasters helps children maintain investments in the post-disaster period. Biological human capital formed in early childhood (long-term nutritional status) plays a role of insurance with resilience to disasters by protecting schooling investment and outcomes, although disasters have negative impacts on investment.

Second, in the recovery process, human capital accumulation prior to disasters enables the continuation of human capital investment. That is, the inequality in the initial stock of human capital may exacerbate divergence in human capital accumulation owing to perturbations caused by natural hazards.

Empirical analysis will test the above hypotheses. Our empirical results show that accumulation of biological human capital prior to a disaster helps children maintain investments during the post-disaster period.

Biological human capital formed in early childhood (for example, good long-term nutritional status) helps insure resilience to disasters by protecting schooling investments and outcomes, even though disasters have negative impacts on the actual investments.

Natural disasters, self-insurance and human capital investment: evidence from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Malawi This paper examines the impacts of disasters on dynamic human capital production using panel data from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Malawi. biological human capital prior to a disaster may help maintain the investment in a dynamic context.

The convergence to the original path (recovery) is expected to be faster among children who already embody larger stocks of human capital. Moreover, if disasters are frequent, the inequality of human capital may increase in the long run. Natural Disasters, Self-Insurance and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Malawi.

Natural disasters, self-insurance and human capital investment: evidence from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Malawi (English) Abstract This paper examines the impacts of disasters on dynamic human capital production using panel data from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Malawi.

Asset holdings prior to disaster (especially intellectual human capital stock in the household) also help maintain schooling investments to at least the same degree as the stock of human capital accumulated in the children prior to the disaster.

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The empirical literature on the relationship between natural disaster risk and investment in education is inconclusive. Model averaging methods in a framework of cross-country and panel regressions show an extremely robust negative partial correlation between secondary school enrollment and natural disaster.

Biological human capital formed in early childhood (for example, good long-term nutritional status) helps insure resilience to disasters by protecting schooling investments and outcomes, even though disasters have negative impacts on the actual investments (for example, by destroying schools).

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All (PDF) Print: This page. All. PDF. disasters and human capital accumulation. Figure 1 presents scatterplots of average secondary school enrollment in the period ‐ against different measures of natural disaster risk. Natural disasters, self-Insurance, and human capital investment: Evidence from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Malawi.

Our empirical results show that accumulation of biological human capital prior to a disaster helps children maintain investments during the post-disaster period. Biological human capital formed in early childhood (for example. Thus, this book is perhaps the first completely interdisciplinary, fully comprehensive survey of natural hazards and disasters.

It has a clear theoretical basis and it recognizes the importance of six fundamental approaches to the field, which it blends carefully in the text in order to avoid the partiality of previous works.

causes and effects of natural disasters in many dimensions. This paper seeks to review and assess available empirical evidence on the ex-post microeconomic effects of natural disasters on the accumulation of human capital, focusing on consumption, nutrition, education and health, including mental health.

Three major findings come forward from this. Skidmore and Toya () argue that to the extent that natural catastrophes reduce the expected return to physical capital, rational individuals would shift their investment toward human capital.

2 But this is just one of the possible effects of natural disasters on human capital. One could also argue that, in a framework of models of agents. Abstract. The author assesses empirically the relationship between natural disaster risk and investment in education.

Although the results in the empirical literature tend to be inconclusive, using model averaging methods in the framework of cross-country and panel regressions, this paper finds an extremely robust negative partial correlation between secondary school enrollment and natural. The author assesses empirically the relationship between natural disaster risk and investment in education.

Although the results in the empirical literature tend to be inconclusive, using model averaging methods in the framework of cross-country and panel regressions, this paper finds an extremely robust negative partial correlation between secondary school enrollment and natural disaster risk.

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Kevin Adler's 'Natural Disasters as a Catalyst for Social Capital: A Case Study of the Year Flood in Cedar Rapids, Iowa' is an incisive, humane and uplifting work that sheds new light on how to form and build one of our most precious shared commodities-social s: 5.Natural disasters and human capital accumulation1 Jesus Crespo Cuaresma2 Keywords: Natural disasters, human capital, education, school enrollment, Bayesian model averaging.

JEL Classifications: Q54, I20, E24, C 1This study was prepared as a background paper to the joint World Bank - UN Assessment on the Economics of.Natural disasters, self-insurance and human capital investment: evidence from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Malawi.