Saturday, May 2 / 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM   •   Sapphire Ballroom P

Session 223:
Population and Natural Disasters

Chair: Jacques Véron, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)
Discussant: Lori M. Hunter, University of Colorado, Boulder

  1. Typhoons, Child Mortality, and Excess Fertility in a Disaster-Prone CountryJ.M. Ian Salas, Harvard University

  2. Risks of Exposure and Vulnerability to Natural Disasters at the City Level: A Global OverviewDanan Gu, United Nations Population Division ; Patrick Gerland, United Nations Population Division ; François Pelletier, United Nations Population Division

  3. Social Capital and the Repopulation of New Orleans after Hurricane KatrinaHeather M. Rackin, Louisiana State University ; Frederick Weil, Louisiana State University

  4. Natural Disaster and Sickness Shocks: Evidence of Informal Insurance from BangladeshPallab Mozumder, Florida International University ; Nafisa Halim, Boston University

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