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Insurance and government assistance means that homeowners often have less debt following a flood disaster

Gallagher, Justin (2017) Insurance and government assistance means that homeowners often have less debt following a flood disaster. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (07 Sep 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Hurricanes like Harvey and Katrina can have a devastating cost for those affected. But how much of this cost is financial? In new research which examines the impact of Hurricane Katrina, Justin Gallagher finds that the total debts of those worst affected by flooding fell compared to those who were not flooded, largely due to a reduction in mortgage debt. ...

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2017 15:18
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2020 23:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84754

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