Extreme weather events and economic activity: The case of low water levels on the Rhine river

In this paper, we exploit exogenous variation in navigability of the Rhine river to analyze the impact of weather-related supply shocks on economic activity in Germany. Our analysis shows that low water levels lead to transportation disruptions that cause a significant and economically meaningful de...

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Main Author: Ademmer, Martin
Jannsen, Nils
Mösle, Saskia
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Kiel: Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) 01.01.2020
Data of publication: 2020-01-01
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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