Florida’s 2004 Hurricane Season: Demographic Response and Recovery

Publication Date: 
Thursday, November 2, 2006

In this study, we describe an approach that can be used to estimate the demographic impact of hurricanes and other natural disasters, provide a detailed assessment of the 2004 hurricane season in Florida, compare the 2004 hurricanes with Hurricanes Andrew (1992) and Katrina (2005), and draw several conclusions regarding the likely impact of hurricanes and other natural disasters on future population growth. This study provides the most comprehensive assessment yet of the 2004 hurricane season in Florida and adds to the small but growing literature on the demographic effects of natural disasters.

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40
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