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Natural Disasters in Vietnam: A Synthesis From A Socioeconomic Perspective

Tran Huu Tuan and Bui Dung The

in The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Lying in the tropical monsoon area of the North West Pacific, Vietnam is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. It is affected by many kinds of natural disasters such as floods, ... More


Challenges Ahead: Risk Management and Cost-Benefit Analysis in a Changing Climate

Stéphane Hallegatte

in The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper reviews the changes in natural hazards that can be expected because of climate change, and discusses their socio-economic impacts. It stresses the fact that these impacts will first and ... More


Conclusion

Shobita Parthasarathy

in Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437859
eISBN:
9780226437996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437996.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Conclusion argues that the political machinery of patents unearthed throughout the book has implications for international legal harmonization and trade agreements as well as patent reform ... More


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