Some additional information about a report I uploaded on July 2 on a new data set.
From Scientific American: Natural Disasters by Location: Rich Leave and Poor Get Poorer. “Each big catastrophe like a hurricane increases a U.S. county’s poverty by one percent, 90 years of data show.”
The full NBER paper (41 pp) on which this article is based, was written, is stored here. The title is: The Effect of Natural Disasters on Economic Activity in U.S. Counties: A Century of Data. Thanks to the NBER for sharing a copy of the full report with me.
The Diva has only had time to quickly scan these two items. She welcomes comments on the findings.