Sample records for VERWUNDBARKEIT (vulnerability)
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What about the Women? Female Headship, Poverty and Vulnerability in Thailand and Vietnam

Klasen, Stephan; Lechtenfeld, Tobias; Povel, Felix

This paper investigates whether different types of female?headed households in Thailand and Vietnam are disadvantaged in terms of current consumption, exposure to shocks, consumption smoothing capacities, as well as vulnerability to poverty and downside risk. Using a unique panel data set of over 40...

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Vulnerability and Privacy: Are We on the Way to a Risk-Free Society?

Holvast, J.; IFIP; Working Group 9.2; Cellule Interfacultaire de Technology Assessment
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Towards Comparative and Aggregate Vulnerability: An Analysis of Welfare Distributions in Rural Provinces in Thailand and Vietnam

Hardeweg, Bernd; Wagener, Andreas; Waibel, Hermann

Several measures of vulnerability to poverty have been suggested in the literature. In practise, only little is known about the robustness of vulnerability comparisons based on these often quite specific measures. The theory of stochastic orders can be applied to shed some light on such issues. In t...

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The role of food from natural resources in reducing vulnerability to poverty: a case study from Zimbabwe

Akinnifesi, Festus; Waibel, Hermann; Mithöfer, Dagmar

Vulnerability to poverty is a major problem in the rural areas of Sub Saharan Africa. Rural Households are confronted with various covariate and idiosyncratic shocks and are often severely constrained in coping with such events. They frequently resort to food from natural resources such as indigenou...

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The Second Henri Kummerman Foundation International Conference on Ro-Ro Safety and Vulnerability: the Way ahead : Heathrow Penta Hotel, London, 17, 18, 19 April 1991 ; Vol. 2: Discussions

International Conference on Ro-Ro Safety and Vulnerability: the Way Ahead < 2, 1991, London>; Henri-Kummerman-Stiftung; Royal Institution of Naval Architects < London>
1991-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Second Henri Kummerman Foundation International Conference on Ro-Ro Safety and Vulnerability: the Way ahead : Heathrow Penta Hotel, London, 17, 18, 19 April 1991 ; Vol. 1: [Papers]

International Conference on Ro-Ro Safety and Vulnerability: the Way Ahead < 2, 1991, London>; Henri-Kummerman-Stiftung; Royal Institution of Naval Architects < London>
1991-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Second Henri Kummerman Foundation International Conference on Ro-Ro Safety and Vulnerability: the Way ahead : Heathrow Penta Hotel, London, 17, 18, 19 April 1991 ; Vol. 1: [Papers]

International Conference on Ro-Ro Safety and Vulnerability: the Way Ahead < 2, 1991, London>; Henri-Kummerman-Stiftung; Royal Institution of Naval Architects < London>
1991-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The New Vulnerability. Some Ideas to Face it.

Naulleau, D.; IFIP; Working Group 9.2; Cellule Interfacultaire de Technology Assessment
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Risk and Vulnerability in an Information and Artificial Society

Berleur, J.; IFIP; Working Group 9.2; Cellule Interfacultaire de Technology Assessment
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Poverty in Potato Producing Communities in the Central Highlands of Peru

Antezana, Ivonne; Fabian, André; Freund, Simon; Gehrke, Eileen; Glimmann, Gisela; Seher, Simone

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PERCEPTIONS OF RISK AND VULNERABILITY

Millstein, S. G.; Halpern-Felsher, B. L.; Board on Children Youth and Families
2001-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

Wamsler, Christine

The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. To achiev...

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Local Governments in the Wake of Demographic Change: Efficiency and Economies of Scale in German Municipalities

Geys, Benny; Heinemann, Friedrich; Kalb, Alexander

German municipalities are expected to suffer from (often significant) population losses in the upcoming decades. We assess these local governments’ vulnerability to the fiscal consequences of this demographic decline through two means (using a sample of 1021 municipalities in the state of Baden-Würt...

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Local Governments in the Wake of Demographic Change: Efficiency and Economies of Scale in German Municipalities

Geys, Benny; Heinemann, Friedrich; Kalb, Alexander

German municipalities are expected to suffer from (often significant) population losses in the upcoming decades. We assess these local governments? vulnerability to the fiscal consequences of this demographic decline through two means (using a sample of 1021 municipalities in the state of Baden-Würt...

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How Do Rural Households Cope With Shocks? Evidence from Northeast Thailand

Tongruksawattana, Songporne; Waibel, Hermann; Schmidt, Erich

Rural households in emerging market economies are often vulnerable to poverty due to negative shocks and limited capacity for effective ex-post coping. This study analyses the relationship between shock types and coping decisions of rural households using the panel survey data of some 2,200 househol...

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Households' Vulnerability to Covariate and Idiosyncratic Shocks

Harttgen, Kenneth; Günther, Isabel

Households in developing countries are frequently hit by severe idiosyncratic and covariate shocks resulting in high consumption volatility. A household's currently observed poverty status might therefore not be a good indicator of the household's general poverty risk, or in other words its vulnerab...

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Financial Development and Household Welfare: Microevidence from Thai Households

Gloede, Oliver; Ornsiri Rungruxsirivorn

We provide new micro evidence on the discussion about the relation- ship between financial development and welfare. Relying on the concept of local financial development our analysis focuses on three dimensions of household welfare: vulnerability to poverty, investment, and consumption smoothing. Ev...

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Facing the challenge of risk and vulnerablity in an information society : proceedings of the IFIP WG9.2 Working Conference on Facing the Challenge of Risk and Vulnerability in an Information Society, Namur, Belgium, 20 - 22 May, 1993

International Federation for Information Processing / Working Group Social Accountability; Working Conference on Facing the Challenge of Risk and Vulnerability in an Information Society < 1993, Namur>
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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EDI: Risks and Vulnerability in New Inter-Organizational Systems

Lobet-Maris, C.; IFIP; Working Group 9.2; Cellule Interfacultaire de Technology Assessment
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Dynamic Effects of Foreign Direct Investment When Credit Markets are Imperfect

Gall, Thomas; Schiffbauer, Marc; Kubny, Julia

This paper argues that foreign direct investment in economies with credit market imperfections may increase their vulnerability to capital flow shocks. Due to better access to financial markets foreign firms can use other wage contracts than domestic ones. This alters the domestic wage composition a...

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Disaster Vulnerability - Geographical Scale and Existential Reality

Wisner, B.; International Geographical Union; Commission on the Geography of Famine and Vulnerable Food Systems
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Contribuição da Construção de Estradas Rurais na Redução da Pobreza? Análise de Impacto na Província de Sofala, Moçambique

Fiege, Karin; Berling, Saskia; Cumbana, Ivo João; Kilwing, Magdalena; Maaß, Gregor; Quitzow, Leslie

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Concepts of Vulnerability to Hunger and Applications for Monitoring Famine in Africa

Downing, T. E.; International Geographical Union; Study Group on Famine Research and Food Production Systems
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Climate change vulnerability and adaptation in Asia and the Pacific

Regional Workshop on Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific < 1996, Manila>
1996-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Being Prepared Disaster Risk Management in the Eastern Visayas, Philippines

Engel, Erik; Dorer, Conrad; Ferguson, Jeremy; Leujak, Wera; Piepenbrink, Nicole; Scheele, Jascha

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Armutsminderung durch ländlichen Straßenbau? Eine Wirkungsanalyse in der Provinz Sofala, Mosambik

Fiege, Karin; Berling, Saskia; Cumbana, Ivo João; Kilwing, Magdalena; Maaß, Gregor; Quitzow, Leslie

Die vorliegende Studie beschäftigt sich mit der Analyse armutsmindernder Wirkun-gen des ländlichen Straßenbaus im Norden der Provinz Sofala in Mosambik. Auf-traggeber sind die mosambikanische Straßenbaubehörde (ANE) und die KfW Ent-wicklungsbank, die seit 2004 in Sofala gemeinsam das Programm zur In...

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ADOLESCENT RISK AND VULNERABILITY: OVERVIEW

Nightingale, E. O.; Fischhoff, B.; Board on Children Youth and Families
2001-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)