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Technical Paper Two : Climate Change, Rural Livelihoods, and Urbanization - Evidence from the Permanent Shrinking of Lake Chad (English)

9 November 2021

Summary

There is a vast economic literature studying the effects of climate change on long-run growth, migration, urbanization, and human capital, among several other outcomes. The paper is structured as follows: Section 3.2 dives into some of the physical characteristics of Lake Chad and its water sources. Section 3.3 introduces our novel data. Section 3.4 presents the hypothesis and empirical strategy behind our analysis. Sections 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 present results on total population, cities and roads, respectively. Finally, section 3.8 concludes.

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environment climate change water natural disaster livelihoods hydrology natural disasters population water resources labor markets nutrition and population social protections and labor science and technology development western africa science of climate change climate change and environment climate change and health aging and health

Disclosure Date
2021/11/09
Disclosure Status
Disclosed
Doc Name
Technical Paper Two : Climate Change, Rural Livelihoods, and Urbanization - Evidence from the Permanent Shrinking of Lake Chad
Product Line
Advisory Services & Analytics
Rel Proj ID
3W-Lake Chad Regional Economic Memorandum -- P171968
TF No/Name
TF0B4503-Lake Chad Trade Linkages
Total Volume(s)
1
Unit Owning
EFI-AFR2-MTI-MacroFiscal-2 (EAWM2),EFI-AFR2-MTI-MacroFiscal-2
Version Type
Final
Volume No
1

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