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Webinar: Bradford Seminar: “Natural Disasters and Elective Medical Services”

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Monday, 19 April 2021, 12:15

Monday, April 19, 2021. 12:15 PM. Webinar: Bradford Seminar: “Natural Disasters and Elective
Medical Services.” Tatyana Deryugina, University of Illinois. Sponsored by High Meadows
Environmental Institute. More information here.

Deryugina focuses her research on environmental risk. She has studied the economic costs of
both natural and man-made environmental shocks, including the impacts of Hurricane Katrina
on the long-run labor market outcomes and survival of residents of New Orleans; estimating the
social costs of acute air pollution exposure; and assessing the effect of temperature on the U.S.
economy. She also has investigated how farmers adjust their crop insurance choices in
anticipation of disaster assistance, how scientific opinions affect laypersons’ beliefs about
climate change, and how building energy codes and electricity prices affect energy

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