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Seine Basin, Île-de-France, 2014: Resilience to Major Floods

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This study examines flood risk prevention of the Seine in the Ile-de-France region. It highlights the impacts a major flood, like the one in 1910, could have on the well-being of citizens, city management and the economy.

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A Dynamic General Equilibrium model to analyse the effects of Seine flooding

To evaluate the macroeconomic impact of a flood in the Paris region, a dynamic general equilibrium model, including both private and public capital, was developed and calibrated to the French economy. Flooding is modelled as a shock, destroying parts of capital stocks and reducing business turnover.

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