Although price gouging harms countless people after a disaster, its upside is the incentive to increase supply.
Six Facts About Disaster Economics
When natural disasters like hurricanes, massive snowstorms, and wildfires strike a region, their economic impact is far more than the clean-up.
The Cost of a Parmesan Catastrophe
The cost of a natural disaster tends to be higher in dollars in developed nations and in victims in the developing world.