Professor John Cui

Faculty in the News: John Cui

on September 13 | in Economics, Operations | by | with No Comments

John Cui, an assistant professor at Georgetown McDonough, is quoted in a recent Circa article about the impact of natural disasters on the U.S. economy:

Record breaking hurricanes Harvey and Irma have wreaked havoc on communities in the Southeastern United States and along the gulf coast this summer, but the catastrophic damages don’t stop along the coastline. Economists say the damages from major natural disasters can cause a ripple effect that could hurt the national economy for years after the flood waters recede.

“In terms of the national GDP, my prediction is that in the next couple of years it’s actually going to go down by billions of dollars,” said John Cui, assistant professor of operations at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

To read the full article, visit https://www.circa.com/story/2017/09/11/nation/hurricanes-irma-harvey-could-lower-gdp-job-growth-economists-say.

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