All pages with keywords: Urban recovery

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 »

Adriana Kocornik-Mina

Flooded cities

a working paper by Adriana Kocornik-Mina, Tom McDermott, Guy Michaels, Ferdinand Rauch 15 December, 2015

Does economic activity relocate away from areas that are at high risk of recurring shocks? We examine this question in the context of floods, which are among the costliest and … read more »