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Sound and Fury: Rhetoric and Rebound after Katrina


Art Carden


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December 6, 2007


Abstract:     
Free markets in capital and labor are essential to rapid recovery from natural disaster. Political and rhetorical responses to Hurricane Katrina included denunciation of price gougers in the market for gasoline; the arbitrariness associated with anti-price gouging legislation may create uncertainty that reduces the attractiveness of the investment climate.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 16

Keywords: Katrina, disaster, weather, rhetoric, political economy

JEL Classification: D70, K00

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Date posted: May 15, 2008  

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Carden, Art, Sound and Fury: Rhetoric and Rebound after Katrina (December 6, 2007). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1092313 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1092313

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