Hurricane Floyd: Economic Boon or Bust for North Carolina?

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Andrew C. Brod, Director, Center for Business & Economic Research (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: A few weeks ago, I saw an interesting story in the News & Record. The first sentence read, “A university economist said Tuesday the state’s economy may be helped by flooding in eastern North Carolina because natural disasters stimulate economic growth.”

Additional Information

Publication
Brod, Andrew (1999). Hurricane Floyd: Economic Boon or Bust for North Carolina? Greensboro News & Record. October 31, 1999
Language: English
Date: 1999
Keywords
Hurricane Floyd, Flooding, Reconstruction, Economics