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Kevin Simmons

Chair, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Austin College

Kevin Simmons is the Chair of the Economics and Business Administration Department at Austin College. His research examines economic and public policy issues surrounding natural hazards.

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Hurricane recovery starts well before storms hit

Hurricanes are one of the risks of living near the coast. Most of the time, it’s a wonderful place to call home. We must find a sustainable and resilient way to continue this lifestyle by managing the risk. Wisdom in honestly confronting the threat by developing and building to meet the challenges is a necessary first step.