“Are Disasters Good for the Economy?”

Thoughts on a Free Market Economy…
“Are Disasters Good for the Economy?”
By Phyllis Hunsinger
September 1, 2017

The recent hurricane named Harvey left in its wake a path of devastation along the Gulf coast region of Texas in late August, 2017. Hundreds of thousands of people were without power; millions of dollars damage to businesses, city centers, infrastructure, and homes were recorded. Rebuilding the damaged facilities will take years. Business will be soaring for the construction crews, building supply companies, and home furnishing stores.

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