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Economics In The News
Economists know that the prices of houses tend to drop in the aftermath of a nearby wildfire. But a new paper reveals good news for those who have invested in vulnerable woodland property: Unless you can literally see the fire scar from your home, these prices rebound within a couple of years.
A ruined view following a wildfire affects property values, but only because it's a painful reminder of risk, economists find.
Homes regain value in less than two years, study says
A recent study finds that some of the West’s most fire-prone areas — densely forested, scenic landscapes — are also some of its most desirable.
More people than ever want to live on the wild edges of Western cities, despite the risk wildfires pose to their homes. A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found that wildfires drive down real estate prices only in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Home prices in burned areas typically rebound to pre-fire levels within one to two years.
A world-renowned scholar in economics, energy economics, and climate policy.
Riddel researches the economics of risky activities.
Assistant Professor, Economics, Lee Business School
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