All pages with keywords: natural disasters

The fight for retreat: urban unbuilding in the era of climate change

Seminar 4 Jun 2018

Liz Koslov, MIT Much research reveals the devastating and unequal impacts of forced relocation and displacement in contexts ranging from disasters to urban regeneration. However, the effects of climate change … read more »


Misinformation in ‘The Times’ and the ‘Daily Mail’ about hurricanes and climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 14 September, 2017

Bob Ward assesses attempts made by Richard Littlejohn and Matt Ridley to deny any link between climate change and Hurricane Irma. read more »


Irma and Harvey lay the costs of climate change denial at Trump’s door

Irma and Harvey lay the costs of climate change denial at Trump’s door

in the news Bob Ward 10 September, 2017

The Guardian, 10 September 2017


Grantham Workshop | Stefania Lovo ‘Understanding permanent migration response to natural disasters and climate shocks – evidence from Indonesia’

Grantham Workshop | Stefania Lovo ‘Understanding permanent migration response to natural disasters and climate shocks – evidence from Indonesia’

Grantham Workshop Stefania Lovo 16 Mar 2016

Stefania Lovo, Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute, will be the speaker for this seminar.


Eric Strobl – Natural Disasters and Plant Survival: the impact of the Kobe earthquake

Research Seminar Serie 9 Oct 2013

Speaker: Eric Strobl, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris read more »


Eric Neumayer – The Political Economy of Natural Disaster Damage

Eric Neumayer – The Political Economy of Natural Disaster Damage

Research Seminar Serie Eric Neumayer 24 Oct 2012

Speaker: Eric Neumayer, LSE read more »


Fabian Barthel – Have Disaster Damages Increased over Time?

Seminar 3 Nov 2010

Part of the PhD Seminar Series at LSE. Speaker: Fabian Barthel


The effects of natural disasters on human capital accumulation

The effects of natural disasters on human capital accumulation

a research article by Tom McDermott 20 February, 2012

In this paper I investigate the effects of disasters on human capital accumulation using an extensive panel dataset on natural disasters, covering 170 countries over a 25 year period … read more »