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Water security, risk, and economic growth: Insights from a dynamical systems model

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Investments in the physical infrastructure, human capital, and institutions needed for water resources management have been noteworthy in the development of most civilisations. These investments affect the economy in two distinct ways: (i) by improving the factor productivity of water in multiple economic sectors, especially those that are water intensive such as agriculture and energy; and (ii) by reducing acute and chronic harmful effects of water-related hazards like floods, droughts, a...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted version

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10.1002/2017WR020640

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University of Oxford
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Christ Church
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Geography
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Publisher:
American Geophysical Union Publisher's website
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Water Resources Research Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
8
Pages:
6425–6438
Publication date:
2017-08-03
Acceptance date:
2017-06-28
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EISSN:
1944-7973
ISSN:
0043-1397
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pubs:702164
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uri:6f4ecbf9-cf3c-460b-b6d3-43abf64995d6
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uuid:6f4ecbf9-cf3c-460b-b6d3-43abf64995d6
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8

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