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Impact of Extreme Climate Events on Educational Attainment: Evidence from Cross-Section Data and Welfare Projection

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Abstract

Although climate change is not limited to extreme events, the response of households to climate changes is most measurable in such events. Extreme climate events include flood, drought, wild fire, and many other types of natural disasters. Should households be affected by these events, they adjust their economic behaviors to cope with the changes in their environment and resources.

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Educational Attainment Child Labor United Nations Development Programme Extreme Climate Event Conditional Cash Transfer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.United Nations Development ProgrammeOffice of Development StudiesNew YorkUSA

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