Adaptation to Climate Change and Its Determinants at the Household Level

  • Jyotish Prakash Basu
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science book series (BRIEFSENVIRONMENTAL)


The purpose of this chapter is to identify the adaptation options of the households to manage or to minimize climate risk and to determine the factors responsible for adaptation.


Adaptation Option Selection Equation Climatic Risk Wage Income Physical Asset 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jyotish Prakash Basu
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  1. 1.Professor of Economics, Former Head, Department of Economics, Former Vice ChancellorWest Bengal State University, BarasatKolkataIndia

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