The Review of Austrian Economics

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 479–484 | Cite as

Entrepreneurs drive community revival in the wake of disaster

  • Virgil Henry Storr
  • Stefanie Haeffele-BalchEmail author
  • Laura E. Grube


This article responds to the points raised by Daniel P. Aldrich, Emily Chamlee-Wright, and Lori Peek in the symposium on our book Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).


Disaster recovery Entrepreneurs Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Sandy 

JEL classifications

B53 D71 L26 L31 Q54 


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  3. Storr, V. H., Haeffele-Balch, S., & Grube, L. E. (2015). Community revival in the wake of disaster lessons in local entrepreneurship. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.George Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA
  2. 2.Beloit CollegeBeloitUSA

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