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Saugato Datta looks at the economic costs of the Japan tsunami disaster.
Although rebuilding homes and other infrastructure could cost some $200 billion, the country's economy could recover fast - in Kobe it was 98% of its pre-quake level in 15 months after the event (this is assuming the full-scale nuclear disaster can be avoided).Link: www.economist.com/node/18387016?story_id=18387016