Hurricane Katrina and Economic Loss: An Alternative Measure of Economic Activity
AbstractThis paper examines the effect of Hurricane Katrina on Louisiana's state economy. In particular, I use a state coincident index to assess the economic loss from Hurricane Katrina. This alternative approach provides policymakers with a simple and timely measure of the economy for modeling disasters.
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Volume (Year): 4 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
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- Bradley T. Ewing & Jamie B. Kruse & Mark A. Thompson, 2010. "Measuring the Regional Economic Response to Hurricane Katrina," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 11(2), pages 80-85, 07.
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