Coronavirus, a Baby Boom, and a Divorce Spike

Evidence from past natural disasters indicate that the coronavirus impact could relate to the birth rate and the divorce rate.

What the Waffle House Index Says About a Storm

As a leading indicator for business activity during a natural disaster, the color coding for the Waffle House Index provides a handy forecast.

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 Costs of Being Prepared for a Natural Disaster

Whereas natural disaster preparation can save lives, it might have too high an opportunity cost to make sense or be a ShakeAlert that has been proven.