Wednesday, October 31, 2012

A 7 Minute Video on the Economics of Hurricane Sandy

In this video,  I discuss the economics of tree trimming, coastal real estate, moral hazard and FEMA and whether the people of South Dakota should be subsidizing coastal living.  I also ask whether Wall Street should remain in flood prone Southern Manhattan.

The complete set of 8 economics videos are now posted here.   I'm recording 3 a week so this set will grow large.  In the description box, I try to sketch the big topics presented in each short talk.  I'm hoping that these videos are a useful teaching tool for environmental economics and urban economics classes.