The Economic Impact of Natural Disasters: William R. Emmons' Presentation

November 13, 2017

Economist William R. Emmons talked about the effects of climate change on the U.S. economy. Recent research predicts the North and Northwest will be overall “winners” and the South and Southeast will be “losers” when it comes to rising temperatures, he said. Emmons is an assistant vice president and lead economist at the Center for Household Financial Stability.

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