Session 193:
Responses to Environmental Shocks

Saturday, April 13
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Bayside B
4th Floor

Chair: Paul Christian, Brown University
Discussant: Claus C. Pörtner, Seattle University
Discussant: Narayan Sastry, University of Michigan

  1. Happy Ever After? A Natural Experiment of the Set-Point Theory of Happiness with Survivors of Hurricane KatrinaRocio Calvo, Boston College; Sarah R. Lowe, Columbia University; Mary Waters, Harvard University

  2. Family Transfers in Response to HurricanesMichael Dalton, Duke University

  3. Exploring Differential Vulnerability by Population Structure and Education: Impacts of 2010 Floods and Droughts on Rural Livelihoods in ThailandAlessandra Garbero, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU); Raya Muttarak, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  4. Hit by El Niño: Households’ Responses to Weather Shocks and Medium Term Effects on Children's Outcomes in EcuadorMaria Rosales Rueda, University of Chicago

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