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Droughts, floods and financial distress in the United States

John S. Landon-Lane

Droughts, floods and financial distress in the United States

by John S. Landon-Lane

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Landon-Lane, Hugh Rockoff, Richard H. Steckel.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 15596, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 15596.
ContributionsRockoff, Hugh., Steckel, Richard H. 1944-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24010540M
LC Control Number2009655847

“Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States” with John Landon-Lane and Richard H. Steckel. In The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, Ed. Gary D. Libecap and Richard H. Steckel. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, , File Size: KB. Droughts, Floods, and Wildfires 2 KEY FINDINGS 3 1. Recent droughts and associated heat waves have reached record intensity in some regions of 4 the United States; however, by geographical scale and duration, the Dust Bowl era of the 5 s remains the benchmark drought and extreme heat event in the historical record (very 6 high confidence Cited by: 1.

States with the worst droughts The 21st century gave the United States a dose of what the future of climate change has in store. “All of the years on record that were hotter or more disaster-filled came in the past decade,” according to Climate Central. Floods and droughts can have long-term impacts on communities. We map the extent of floods and provide analyses to help manage water resources efficiently. Planning for drought conditions is essential to the sound management of water resources and associated riparian and watershed ecosystems. We use data from active and discontinued stream gages to predict drought streamflow.

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Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States John Landon-Lane, Hugh Rockoff, Richard H. Steckel. Chapter in NBER book The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present (), Gary D.

Libecap and Richard H. Steckel, editors (p. 73 - 98) Conference held MayPublished in May by University of Chicago PressCited by: 8.

Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States John Landon-Lane, Hugh Rockoff, and Richard H. Steckel NBER Working Paper No. December JEL No. E3,N0,N11,N12 ABSTRACT The relationships among the weather, agricultural markets, and financial markets have long been of interest to economic historians, but relatively little empirical work has been done.

Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States John Landon-Lane, Hugh Rockoff, Richard H. Steckel. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in December NBER Program(s):Development of the American Economy. Droughts, Floods, and Financial Distress in the United States Droughts, Floods, and Financial Distress in the United States Chapter: (p) 3 Droughts, Floods, and Financial Distress in the United States Source: The Economics of Climate Change Author(s): John Landon-Lane Hugh Rockoff Richard H.

Steckel Publisher: University of Chicago PressAuthor: John Landon-Lane. Published in May by University of Chicago Press © by the National Bureau of Economic Research This chapter first appeared as NBER working paper w, Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States, John Landon-Lane, Hugh Rockoff, Richard H.

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[John S Landon-Lane; Hugh Rockoff; Richard H Steckel; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "The relationships among the weather, agricultural markets, and financial markets have long been of interest to economic historians, but relatively little empirical work has been done. The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present: Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States Article (PDF Available) July with 90 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Droughts, floods and financial distress in the United States. In G. Libecap & R. Steckel (Eds.), The economics of climate change: Adaptations past and present (pp. 73–98). Chicago: University of Chicago by:   The book "Floods, Droughts, and Climate Change" talks in depth about each of these subjects and also talks about how they can affect each other and other possible changes they could lead to.

The authors also discuss how these are affected by other parts of the climate such as winds, water currents, tectonics, volcanism, and by: One of the worst droughts in the history of the United States, the drought of was a multi-year drought that caused $60 billion in damages.

Beginning in and continuing intothe drought affected only 36 percent of the country–mostly the northern Great Plains–but still managed to become the costliest drought in U.S. : Derrick Krom. w Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States National Bureau of Economic Research, Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA ; ; Cited by: Water, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal.

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CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): The authors thank conference participants, David Stahle and Henri Grissino-Mayer for comments and suggestions.

We also thank Scott A. Redenius who was kind enough to share his estimates of the rates of return to bank equity. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views. Droughts, Floods and Financial Distress in the United States John Landon-Lane, Hugh Rockoff, and Richard H.

Steckel 4. The Effects of Weather Shocks on Crop Prices in Unfettered Markets: The United States Prior to the Farm Programs, They emphasize natural, long-term mechanisms of climate change, explaining how floods and droughts relate to climate variability over years and decades.

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