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Title: Resilience to natural disasters — Insurance penetration, institutions, and disaster types
Author(s): Breckner, Miriam
Englmaier, Florian
Stowasser, Till
Sunde, Uwe
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Keywords: Natural disasters
Economic development
Insurance penetration
Issue Date: 30-Nov-2016
Citation: Breckner M, Englmaier F, Stowasser T & Sunde U (2016) Resilience to natural disasters — Insurance penetration, institutions, and disaster types. Economics Letters, 148, pp. 106-110.
Abstract: Using newly available data, this note provides new evidence suggesting that private insurance penetration mitigates the negative economic effects of natural disasters. The results document heterogeneous effects across differentially institutionalized countries and across different disaster types
DOI Link: 10.1016/j.econlet.2016.09.023
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