This guide, published by the United Nations and World Bank, discusses the effect of natural disasters on human welfare, with a focus on a disaster’s effect on an economy. It discusses the roles that markets, government intervention and social institutions play in improving prevention of disasters and improving response to those events.
This book can be found in HECSA Library:
Natural Hazards, Unnatural Disasters: The Economics of Effective Prevention
HC 79 .D45 N416 2010