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Improving normalized hurricane damages

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The Original Article was published on 26 November 2018

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The views expressed here are my own and do not represent the Treasury Department or the US government. This analysis was conducted in part while the author was a DPhil student at the University of Oxford and was supported by a grant from the Robertson Foundation (grant number 9907422).

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Martinez, A.B. Improving normalized hurricane damages. Nat Sustain 3, 517–518 (2020).

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