October 12, 2015

Peter Boettke on Katrina, Ten Years After

  • Peter J. Boettke

    Director, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • Russell Roberts

    Affiliated Senior Scholar
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Peter Boettke talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the political and economic lessons he has learned as program director of research in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In this wide-ranging conversation, Boettke discusses the role of civil society, the barriers to recovery that have hampered New Orleans and what worked well as people and institutions responded to tragedy and devastation.

Find more resources about this episode at EconTalk.org. 

Read more about the Mercatus Gulf Coast Recovery Project at mercatus.org/Katrina.