• Engineering
  • Published 1963

DISASTER AND RECOVERY: A HISTORICAL SURVEY

@inproceedings{Hirshleifer1963DISASTERAR,
  title={DISASTER AND RECOVERY: A HISTORICAL SURVEY},
  author={Jack Hirshleifer},
  year={1963}
}
Abstract : An investigation is presented of the economic characteristics of several major disasters and recoveries in modern times. This memorandum does not address itself directly to current policy issues concerning the measures that could be taken to facilitate recovery from the damage that might be suffered in a thermonuclear war. The purpose is to bring together selected background information from secondary sources about the economic aspects of a number of major disasters and recoveries… CONTINUE READING