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Resilience Measurement: A Moment-Based Approach to Resilience Identification and Aggregation


  • Cisse, Jennifer Denno
  • Barrett, Christopher B.


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  • Cisse, Jennifer Denno & Barrett, Christopher B., 2015. "Resilience Measurement: A Moment-Based Approach to Resilience Identification and Aggregation," 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California 205621, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association;Western Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea15:205621

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    resilience; measurement; development; poverty; risk; International Development; Risk and Uncertainty; C1; O1; O12;

    JEL classification:

    • C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
    • O12 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

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