Adaptation to climate change: A review through a development economics lens

Volume: 104, Pages: 183 - 196
Published: Apr 1, 2018
Abstract
This paper looks at adaptation to climate change from the point of view of (poor) households. Since the development literature has firmly established the role of weather risk as a source of income volatility for the poor, and climate change is expected to increase this risk, we review the range of risk-coping mechanisms available to poorer households, with a focus on possible barriers to adaptation. We ask both how government interventions...
Paper Details
Title
Adaptation to climate change: A review through a development economics lens
Published Date
Apr 1, 2018
Volume
104
Pages
183 - 196
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