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Disaster, Aid, and Preferences: The Long-run Impact of the Tsunami on Giving in Sri Lanka

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  • Becchetti, Leonardo
  • Castriota, Stefano
  • Conzo, Pierluigi

Do natural disasters produce effects on preferences of victims in the long run? We test the impact of the tsunami shock on generosity of a sample of Sri Lankan affected/unaffected microfinance borrowers seven years after the event.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 94 (2017)
Issue (Month): C ()
Pages: 157-173

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:94:y:2017:i:c:p:157-173
DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2016.12.014
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