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How Will Harvey Impact the U.S. Economy?

By now, you’ve surely watched with sympathy and concern as hurricane Harvey flooded America’s fourth largest city.  You may remember seeing similar footage when Hurricane Katrina roared through New Orleans, and when superstorm Sandy roared through the most populous areas of New Jersey and New York.  As you see Houston sitting in six feet of water, you’re probably wondering what the economic impact will be of all this devastation, and how it compares to natural mega-disasters like Katrina and Sandy.

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