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An Overview of Hurricane Katrina and Economic Loss


  • Ewing Bradley T.

    (Texas Tech University)

  • Kruse Jamie Brown

    (East Carolina University)

  • Sutter Daniel

    (University of Texas - Pan American)


We review the literature on business activity and disasters, and specifically hurricanes. An overview of the papers in the special issue on Economic Loss and Hurricane Katrina is provided.

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  • Ewing Bradley T. & Kruse Jamie Brown & Sutter Daniel, 2009. "An Overview of Hurricane Katrina and Economic Loss," Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis, De Gruyter, vol. 4(2), pages 1-14, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:jbvela:v:4:y:2009:i:2:n:1

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    1. William F. Chappell & Richard G. Forgette & David A. Swanson & Mark V. Van Boening, 2007. "Determinants of Government Aid to Katrina Survivors: Evidence from Survey Data," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 74(2), pages 344-362, October.
    2. Paulo Guimaraes & Frank L. Hefner & Douglas P. Woodward, 1993. "Wealth And Income Effects Of Natural Disasters: An Econometric Analysis Of Hurricane Hugo," The Review of Regional Studies, Southern Regional Science Association, vol. 23(2), pages 97-114, Fall.
    3. Jared Carbone & Daniel Hallstrom & V. Smith, 2006. "Can Natural Experiments Measure Behavioral Responses to Environmental Risks?," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 33(3), pages 273-297, March.
    4. Carol T. West & David G. Lenze, 1994. "Modeling the Regional Impact of Natural Disaster and Recovery: A General Framework and an Application to Hurricane Andrew," International Regional Science Review, , vol. 17(2), pages 121-150, August.
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    1. Murphy, Anthony & Strobl, Eric, 2009. "The Impact of Hurricanes on Housing Prices: Evidence from US Coastal Cities," MPRA Paper 19353, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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