SpringerBriefs in Economics

Natural Disasters and Climate Change

Innovative Solutions in Financial Risk Management

Editors: Durante, Juan José, Camblor, Rafael Rosillo (Eds.)

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  • Demonstrates the importance of innovative risk financing and insurance mechanisms for governments around the world, in order to provide financial protection and reduce the economic costs and social and developmental impacts of natural disasters and climate change
  • Presents a technical approach to promoting the development of disaster and climate change risk financing and transfer strategies, and discusses several practical issues, chiefly focusing on Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Offers proven, creative and innovative ideas on how to tackle risk financing and management for natural disasters and climate change
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About this book

This book presents a technical approach to promoting the development of disaster and climate change risk financing and transfer strategies, and discusses several practical issues, chiefly focusing on Latin America and the Caribbean. Innovative risk financing and insurance mechanisms are vital for governments around the world, in order to provide financial protection and reduce the economic costs and social and developmental impacts of natural disasters and climate change.

The book’s main content is complemented by a wealth of graphics, diagrams and tables that illustrate the concepts discussed and make the text accessible for practitioners and non-practitioners alike. The book offers proven, creative and innovative ideas on how to tackle risk financing and management for natural disasters and climate change. Strategic topics such as sovereign disaster risk financing, property catastrophe risk insurance, and agricultural insurance are also discussed.

About the authors

Juan José Durante is a Financial Markets Senior Specialist currently working at the Financial Risk Markets Development Group in the Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Division, Inter-American Development Bank.

For the past seven years, Mr. Durante has been focusing on disaster risk financing and management, insurance market development, insurance regulation and supervision to support the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. He is currently leading various projects and technical cooperation programs, as well as research initiatives, in the LAC region.

Mr. Durante holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Buenos Aires, as well as a Master’s degree in Business Law and Finance from American University in Washington DC. In addition, Mr. Durante has participated in numerous trainings and courses on risk management and financial risk management. He has published various studies and collaborated on a number of books on these topics.

Rafael Rosillo is a Lecturer in Business Management at the University of Leon. He holds a PhD in Business Management from the University of Oviedo, as well as an MBA and a degree in Computer Engineering. His research chiefly focuses on artificial intelligence, stock markets, forecasting, natural hazards, and insurance. He has been a visiting researcher at John Moores University (Liverpool), University College of Dublin, and the Inter-American Development Bank. He has participated in numerous research projects, and is the author of several publications in international journals and book chapters.

Table of contents (3 chapters)

Table of contents (3 chapters)

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eBook 42,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-43708-4
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 49,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Natural Disasters and Climate Change
Book Subtitle
Innovative Solutions in Financial Risk Management
Editors
  • Juan José Durante
  • Rafael Rosillo Camblor
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Economics
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-43708-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-43708-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-43706-0
Series ISSN
2191-5504
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 59
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 15 illustrations in colour
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