Private Solutions to Public Disasters: Self-Reliance and Social Resilience
THE ECONOMICS OF NATURAL AND UNNATURAL DISASTERS, pp. 87-102, William Kern, ed., Western Michigan University Press, Kalamazoo, MI, 2010
12 Pages Posted: 6 Dec 2010 Last revised: 14 Nov 2013
Date Written: July 1, 2009
The authors explore how entrepreneurs, not government policies, save lives after a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Katrina.
Keywords: Natural disasters, entrepreneur, profit
JEL Classification: B53, H12, L26
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