CWUEconomics NewsEconomics Newshttp://www.cwu.edu/economics/newsen-usDr. Sipic Discusses Disaster Preparednesshttp://www.cwu.edu/economics/node/587Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:47:49<p>Be prepared. Unless you are a politician.</p><p>Politicians who try to legislate to prepare for disasters are almost universally punished, while politicians who lobby for money to recover from disasters — which can be an exponentially larger amount of money — are rewarded.</p><p>Central Washington University economics professor <a href="http://www.cwu.edu/business/dr-toni-sipic">Toni Sipic</a> shared his research on this quirk of human nature vs. Mother Nature at a conference on seismic hazards at CWU Friday [April 4].</p><p>Read the <a href="http://www.dailyrecordnews.com/members/cwu-conference-addresses-seismic-hazards-preperation/article_bfc35dba-be84-11e3-8ba2-0019bb2963f4.html">rest of this story</a> in the Daily Record.</p><p>Story by Andy Matarrese</p><p><em>April 8, 2014</em></p>