Related Research


Storr, Nona Martin, Emily Chamlee-Wright, and Virgil Henry Storr, How We Came Back: Voices from Post-Katrina New Orleans, Arlington, VA: Mercatus Center, 2015.

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr (eds.), The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2010. 

Journal Articles 

Storr, Virgil Henry, Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, and Laura E. Grube, "Social Capital and Social Learning after Hurricane Sandy," The Review of Austrian Economics 30, no. 4 (2017): 447-467. 

Storr, Virgil Henry, Laura E. Grube, and Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, "Polycentric Orders and Post-disaster Recovery: A Case Study of one Orthodox Jewish Community Following Hurricane Sandy," Journal of Institutional Economics 13, no. 4 (2017): 875—897.

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr, "Commercial Relationships and Spaces after Disaster,Society 51, no. 6 (2014): 656-664. 

Storr, Virgil Henry and Laura E. Grube, "The Capacity for Self-governance and Post-disaster Resiliency,Review of Austrian Economics 27, no. 3 (2014): 301-324.

Storr, Virgil Henry and Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, "Post-disaster Community Recovery in Heterogeneous, Loosely-connected Communities,Review of Social Economy 70, no. 3 (2012): 295-314. 

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr, "Social Capital, Lobbying and Community-Based Interest Groups,Public Choice 149, nos. 1-2 (2011a): 167-185. 

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr, "Social Capital as Collective Narratives and Post-Disaster Community Recovery,Sociological Review 59, no. 2 (2011b): 266-282. 

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr, "The Role of Social Entrepreneurship in Post-Katrina Community Recovery,International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development 2, no. 1 (2010): 149-164, and in The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound, edited by E. Chamlee Wright and V. Storr, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2010.

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr, "Club Goods and Post-Disaster Community Return,Rationality and Society 21, no. 4 (2009a): 429-458. 

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr, "There's No Place Like New Orleans: Sense of Place and Community Recovery in the Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina,Journal of Urban Affairs 31, no. 5 (2009b): 615-634.

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr, "Expectations of Government's Response to Disaster,Public Choice 144, no. 1 (2008): 253-274. 

Book Chapters

Haeffele, Stefanie and Virgil Henry Storr. "Learning from Disasters in Mississippi," in Promoting Prosperity in Mississippi, eds. Brandon N. Cline, Russell S. Sobel, and Claudia R. Williamson. Starkville, MS: Mississippi State University Institute for Market Studies, 2018.

Grube, Laura E., Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, and ErikaGrace Davies, "The Organizational Evolution of the American National Red Cross: An Austrian and Bloomington Approach to Organizational Growth and Expansion" in The Austrian and Bloomington Schools of Political Economy (Advances in Austrian Economics, Vol. 22), eds. Paul Dragos Aligica, Paul A. Lewis, and Virgil Henry Storr. Bingley, UK: Emerald, 2017. 

Chamlee-Wright, Emily, Stefanie Haeffele-Balch, and Virgil Henry Storr, "Local Recovery: How Robust Community Rebound Necessarily Comes from the Bottom Up," in The Future of Disaster Management in the US: Rethinking Legislation, Policy, and Financeed. Amy LePore, New York, NY: Routledge, 2016. 

Haeffele-Balch, Stefanie and Virgil Henry Storr, "Austrian Contributions to the Literature on Natural and Unnatural Disasters," in "New Thinking in Austrian Political Economy" (Advances in Austrian Economics, Vol. 19), edited by C. Coyne and V. Storr, Emerald, 2015.

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr, "Community Resilience in New Orleans East: Deploying the Cultural Toolkit within a Vietnamese-American Community," in Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliency: Exploring Global Opportunities and Challenges, edited by J. Rivera and D. Miller, New York: Taylor & Francis, 2010.

Policy Papers

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr, "Filling the Civil Society Vacuum: Post-Disaster Policy and Community Response,Mercatus Policy Series, Policy Comment No. 22, 2009.

Chamlee-Wright, Emily and Virgil Henry Storr, "The Entrepreneur's Role in Post-Disaster Community Recovery: Implications for Post-Disaster Recovery Policy,Mercatus Policy Series, Policy Primer No. 6, 2008.


Haeffele, Stefanie and Anne Hobson, "This Hurricane Season, Embrace Community Responses," ArcaMax, June 4, 2018.

Fike, Rosemarie and Stefanie Haeffele, "Getting Federal Disaster Assistance Is Too Difficult," Inside Sources, November 20, 2017.

Haeffele, Stefanie and Joe Brunk, "Don't Hamper Disaster Recovery: The National Flood Insurance Program hampers recovery after disasters like Hurricane Harvey and Irma," U.S. News and World Report, October 10, 2017.

Haeffele-Balch, Stefanie, "Burn up: Government wildfire policy has actually made fires worse," U.S. News and World Report, December 5, 2016. 

Haeffele-Balch, Stefanie and Scott Burns, "Louisiana Has What It Needs to Recover After Devastating Floods," The Fiscal Times, August 29, 2016. 

Storr, Virgil Henry and Laura E. Grube, "The strength of the human spirit was the greatest winner from Hurricane Katrina,The Advocate, July 20, 2015.

Grube, Laura E. and Daniel J. Smith, "Damage Control: Improper uses of disaster aid follow like day to night,The Freeman, February 14, 2014. 

Grube, Laura E. and Daniel J. Smith, "Lessons in Disaster Recovery,The Freeman, June 10 2013.