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Multi-scale assessment of the economic impacts of flooding: evidence from firm to macro-level analysis in the Chinese manufacturing sector

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We present an empirical study to systemically estimate flooding impacts, linking across scales from individual firms through to the macro levels in China. To this end, we combine a detailed firm-level econometric analysis of 399,356 firms with a macroeconomic input-output model to estimate flood impacts on China’s manufacturing sector over the period 2003–2010. We find that large flooding events on average reduce firm outputs (measured by labor productivity) by about 28.3% per year. Using an ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3390/su11071933

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Oxford college:
St Antonys College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9583-0258
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Subgroup:
Geography
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Role:
Author
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MDPI Publisher's website
Journal:
Sustainability Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
7
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Article: 1933
Publication date:
2019-04-01
Acceptance date:
2019-03-15
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ISSN:
2071-1050
Pubs id:
pubs:1007322
URN:
uri:93ec92a5-bd28-4685-9eb5-de3939e5b8a5
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uuid:93ec92a5-bd28-4685-9eb5-de3939e5b8a5
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pubs:1007322

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