Op-Eds

Stefanie Haeffele and Virgil Henry Storr, "People Matter: The Social Element of Disaster Response and Recovery," Research Counts, University of Colorado-Boulder Natural Hazard Center, October 10, 2017.

Stefanie Haeffele-Balch and Virgil Henry Storr, "The Post-Katrina Model: California should embrace lessons from Hurricane Katrina and lead its post-wildfire recovery from the bottom up," U.S. News and World Report, August 8, 2016.

Virgil Henry Storr and Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, "Make Disaster Recovery A Success: Local entrepreneurs are better suited to drive recovery efforts after natural disasters," U.S. News and World Report, July 11, 2016.

Stefanie Haeffele-Balch and Virgil Henry Storr, "Neighborly Solutions to a Blizzard of Problems," Washington Post, February 1, 2016.

Virgil Henry Storr and Laura E. Grube, "'Tis the Season to Recognize Local Heroes: Civil society and social entrepreneurs provide an underappreciated response to disasters," U.S. News and World Report, December 21, 2015.

Stefanie Haeffele-Balch and Virgil Henry Storr, "After the Storm: Local entrepreneurs should be allowed to lead the recovery from Hurricane Patricia." U.S. News and World Report, November 2, 2015.

Events

Upcoming Events

 

Past Events

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 5:00pm: Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, "The Role of Entrepreneurship in Post-Disaster Recovery," TCU Economics Club, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX. 

Friday, January 13, 2017: Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, "Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship," West Virginia Economic Recovery Summit on "Creating Resiliency after the 2016 Floods," Huntington, WV.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:00-1:30pm: Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, "Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster," National Economists Club, Washington, DC. Click for more info >

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 7:30pm: Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, "The Role of Entrepreneurship in Post-Disaster Recovery," The Alex G. McKenna Economic Education Series, Center for Political and Economic Thought, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA.

Thursday, December 3, 2015: Virgil Henry Storr, "Self-Governance and Post-Disaster Resiliency," Lectures in Philosophy & Political Economy, Alexis de Tocqueville Project, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. 

Thursday, December 3, 2015: Virgil Henry Storr, "Self-Governance and Post-Disaster Resiliency in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina," Lecture, The Loyola Economics Club, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015: Virgil Henry Storr and Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, The Butcher, The Brewer, & The Baker Speaker Series, Hillsdale College's Kirby Center, Washington, D.C. Click for more info > 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015: Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, Book Talk, Politics & Prose at Busboys & Poets Takoma, Washington, D.C. Click for more info >

Monday, October 19, 2015: Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, Provocative Lecture Series, San José State University - College of Social Sciences, San Jose, CA. Click for more info >  Click to watch the video of the lecture >