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Essays on the economics of natural disasters and political institutions

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posted on 2013-01-01, 00:00 authored by Md Habibur Rahman
This thesis examines how natural disasters—earthquakes, floods and storms—affect democracy by altering economic outcomes. The results indicate that earthquakes and floods improve the level of democracy, while storms lead to non-democratic transitions, particularly in island countries.

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91

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eng

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Research doctorate

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Ph.D

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M Ulubasoglu Mehmet, P Bhattacharya, N Anbarci

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Faculty of Business and Law

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School of Accounting

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