The Economics of Hurricanes in the United States
NBER Working Paper No. 12813
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This is a revised version of papers prepared for the Annual Meetings of the American Economic Association, Boston, Massachusetts, January, 2006; the Snowmass Workshop on Abrupt and Catastrophic Climate Change, Snowmass, Colorado, July-August, 2006; the Yale Workshop on Environmental Economics; and a Cowles Foundation Seminar. The author is grateful for research assistance and mapping help from David Corderi, Kyle Hood, and Justin Lo, for comments from participants in the meetings, and for comments on an earlier draft by William Cline and Roger Pielke, Jr. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.