Research Studies Repository

 ECONOMIC IMPACT OF HURRICANE HARVEY

Hurricane Harvey could be the costliest natural disaster in US history — here's how we'll know the true cost

Article by Business insider analyzing the costs of Hurricane Harvey in the following sectors of the economy: gas prices, energy exports, jobs, car sales, and housing

We Looked Into The Effects Of Hurricane Harvey

Article by Forbes Magazine analyzing some economic effects of Hurricane Harvey.

The Economic Impact of Hurricanes

The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its victims

 

RESILIENCY AND RECOVERY OF THE ENERGY SECTOR

THE 2017 HURRICANE SEASON: A review of emergency response and energy infra-structure recovery efforts

Hearing conducted by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce addressing the impact and recovery efforts on Hurricane Harvey

North American Electric Reliability Corporation NERC -Harvey Event Analysis Report

Report by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation(NERC) addressing preparation for Hurricane Harvey, operations during the storm, and restoration and recovery efforts

 

RESILIENCY AND RECOVERY OF THE OIL & GAS SECTOR

American Oil Chemists Society Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey

Report by the American Oil Chemist Society on the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the chemical and petrochemical industries

What Harvey Taught Us Lessons from Energy Industry

Energy experts from the University of Houston discuss the effect of Hurricane Harvey on the energy industry and discuss areas of improvement and areas where the industry performed better than anticipated

 

GOVERNMENT REPORTS RELATED TO HURRICANE HARVEY

EYE OF THE STORM: Report of the Governor’s Commission to Rebuild Texas

Report by the Governor’s Commission to Rebuild Texas which assesses the federal, state and local response and provides recommendations for how Texas can be better prepared to withstand future disasters

Texas Comptroller Public Accounts Hurricane Harvey and the Texas Economy

Analysis by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts on the consequences of Hurricane Harvey. The analysis uses a dynamic input-output approach to measure the storm’s economic impacts, both negative and positive, in the Texas economy

Texas Recovery

Aransas County Recovery

At the Heart of Texas: Cities’ Industry Clusters Drive Growth

 

ACADEMIC STUDIES RELATED TO HURRICANE HARVEY

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Households Disposable Income and Real Estate Values in the Southeast Texas Region  

Texas A&M University Hurricane Harvey Research

Unequal Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Household Debt

 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF HURRICANE HARVEY

Hurricane Harvey: Event Recap Report

Report by AON Benfield Analytics providing a meteorological recap of Harvey and analyzing impacts on the affected regions, energy sector, transportation, and the environment

 

HURRICANE HARVEY'S DAMAGE

Hurricane Harvey Facts, Damage and Costs

Article by The Balance analyzing the costs of Hurricane Harvey and comparing losses to those caused by other hurricanes

Big Storms Leave Small Marks on the U.S. Economy

Article by The Wall Street Journal examining the economic effects of storms in recent years

 

RISK MANAGEMENT

Houston and Hurricane Harvey: a call to action

Report by the Zurich Insurance Group and ISET-International identifying lessons learned from the floods caused by Hurricane Harvey. This study also provides recommendations for enhancing flood resilience 

 

RESILIENCY AND RECOVERY OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS AND WATERWAYS

OTHERS

The Effect of Hurricane Matthew on Consumer Spending