An Overview of the Technological Environmental Hazards over the Last Century. Economics of Disasters and Climate Change

The purpose of the paper is to present an extended literature review with statistical results on technological environmental hazards relying on data from the last 117 years (1900–2016). More specifically, this paper is a sequel of the authors previous paper which analyzed the natural environmental hazards. Particularly, we hypothesize that the most developed countries will have high economic losses and that the least developed countries will have great fatalities.