Authors: Xiaohui Jiang
Addresses: School of management, Jimei University, Xiamen 361021, China
Abstract: The development of human society is accompanied by changes in the natural environment. Existence of natural disaster affects human society consequentially. Along with the advance of human society the relationship between mankind and nature becomes more consanguineous and complex. In addition the damage due to natural disaster becomes more and more serious. In order to strengthen the consciousness and improve the ability to mitigate natural disasters, it is necessary to study the relationship between the natural disaster and national economies development.
Keywords: national economies; natural disasters; China; economic impact; economic development.
International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, 2008 Vol.8 No.4, pp.433 - 443
Published online: 27 Jun 2008 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article