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Post-Hurricane Katrina Employment Recovery: The Interaction of Race and Place

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The mass migrations, infrastructure decimation, and widespread impact zone make Hurricane Katrina an especially difficult disaster from which to recover. Employment is an important aspect of effective disaster recovery. The purpose of this article is to examine determinants of employment recovery approximately one month and one year after Hurricane Katrina. Copyright (c) 2008 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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  • Lisa K. Zottarelli, 2008. "Post-Hurricane Katrina Employment Recovery: The Interaction of Race and Place," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 89(3), pages 592-607.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:89:y:2008:i:3:p:592-607
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    1. Aoyagi, Midori & Suda, Eiko & Shinada, Tomomi, 2011. "Gender Inclusion in Climate Change Adaptation," ADBI Working Papers 309, Asian Development Bank Institute.
    2. Elizabeth Fussell & Elizabeth Harris, 2014. "Homeownership and Housing Displacement After Hurricane Katrina Among Low-Income African-American Mothers in New Orleans," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 95(4), pages 1086-1100, December.
    3. Ariel R. Belasen & Solomon W. Polachek, 2013. "Natural disasters and migration," Chapters,in: International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, chapter 17, pages 309-330 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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