Disasters result in disruptive effects on various aspects of community in different scales and disaster relief is important in understanding negative effects from the shock. Using unique dataset after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, the decision return to the original residence is analyzed in this study. We find that having jobs related to the original region and ownership status have the largest impact on the return decision. Furthermore, these results are different for each age group.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Economics and Econometrics