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Measuring vulnerability

Ethan Ligon

Measuring vulnerability

the director"s cut

by Ethan Ligon

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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economic Research in Helsinki .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEthan Ligon and Laura Schechter.
SeriesWIDER discussion paper -- WDP 2002/86
ContributionsSchechter, Laura., World Institute for Development Economics Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20707435M
ISBN 10929192969

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Book Editor Birkmann, Joern: Chapter Title Indicators and criteria for measuring vulnerability: theoretical bases and requirements Book Title Measuring vulnerability to natural hazards: towards disaster resilient societies Publication Date Cited by: 1 Vulnerability in Developing Countries:Part I: Income and Health2 Measuring Vulnerability and Poverty:3 Vulnerability, Trust and Microcredit:4 Assets, Poverty Dynamics and Vulnerability:5 Vulnerability, Poverty and Coping in Zimbabwe6 Vulnerability Dynamics and HIV Risk in the Semi-Arid Tropics of Rural Andhra Pradesh7 Vulnerability to Hunger.


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