Mitigation of Long-Term Human Capital Losses from Natural Disasters: Evidence from the Philippines

Abstract The detrimental effects of natural disasters on human capital during childhood are well-documented. However, little is known about whether, and to what extent, these impacts can be mitigated in the long term. This study analyzes whether a school infrastructure program can mitigate the adver...

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Main Author: Herrera-Almanza, Catalina
Cas, Ava
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 24.03.2020
published in: The World Bank economic review
Data of publication: 2020-03-24
ISSN: 0258-6770
EISSN: 1564-698X
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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