Track 4: Public Spending for Recovery and Resilience

Thursday, July 15, 2:00 to 3:15 p.m. MDT

Exploring the Role of Different Forms of Aid in Hurricane Irma Recovery

Md Nizamul Hoque Mojumder, Florida International University
Arif Mohaimin Sadri, Florida International University
Nafisa Halim, Boston University
Sisi Meng, University of Notre Dame
Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University

Extreme Weather Events and Local Fiscal Responses: Evidence from the U.S. Counties

Qing Miao, Rochester Institute of Technology
Michael Abrigo, Philippine Institute for Development Studies
Yilin Hou, Syracuse University

Evaluating Structural Biases in FEMA Distributions for Flood-Damaged Private Property

Laura Geronimo, Rutgers University

Planning for Risk Trade-Offs in Disaster-Induced Relocation

Balakrishnan Balachandran, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Understanding Decision-Making Surrounding Hazard Motivated Relocation of Informal Communities in Puerto Rico

Santina Contreras, University of Southern California
Monique Lorenzo-Pérez, The Ohio State University

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