Corpus ID: 41011244

The Unequal Eects of Weather and Climate Change: Evidence from Mortality in India

@inproceedings{Burgess2013TheUE,
  title={The Unequal Eects of Weather and Climate Change: Evidence from Mortality in India},
  author={R. Burgess and O. Deschenes and D. Donaldson and M. Greenstone},
  year={2013}
}
Weather ‡uctuations have shaped the economic activities of humans for centuries. And in poor, developing countries, where large swathes of the population continue to depend on basic agriculture, the weather continues to be a key determinant of production and employment. This raises the possibility that weather shocks may translate into increases in mortality. To investigate this possibility we examine the relationship between weather and death across Indian districts between 1957 and 2000. Our… Expand
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