Phillip W. Magness

U.S. Economic & Political History

Houston flooding in historical perspective: no, zoning would not have stopped Harvey

| August 31, 2017

I grew up in Houston, and weathered numerous hurricanes and lesser storms. It’s a relatively rare but predictably recurring part of life along the gulf coast, just as earthquakes are part of life in California and blizzards are part of life in New England. As I write this, the Houston area is just beginning to […]