Analytical Corner: Poseidon’s Wrath: Future losses from floods and tropical cyclones


Location: Cedar Hall, HQ1-1-660

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Over the coming decades, natural disasters are expected to become more frequent and intense across several regions. In this study, we provide a framework to estimate future economic losses due to natural disasters, specifically floods and tropical cyclones, and present results for the IMF member countries.





Mahmut Kutlukaya

Statistics Department, IMF


Caterina Lepore

Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF