John Whitehead from the Environmental Economics blog lives in North Carolina and has been keeping us up to speed on all sorts of hurricane-related curiosities, from the opportunity costs of evacuation preparation to a supply & demand example to potential stimulative effects (umm) to predictions of hurricane damages (short version: the predictions are wrong).

As a bonus, here’s Professor Michael Munger — also a Carolina denizen —  griping about subsidizing building in hurricane zones.

(And justifiably so, I might add).