Hurricane strikes and local migration in US coastal counties

B Ouattara, Eric Strobl

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We examine the effects of hurricane shocks on key migration variables in US coastal counties. Results show that hurricane strikes increase the outward migration rate and that these migrants were somewhat wealthier, but that there was no impact on inward migration.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-20
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014


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