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Reflections on U.S. disaster insurance policy for the 21st century

Howard Kunreuther

Reflections on U.S. disaster insurance policy for the 21st century

by Howard Kunreuther

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurance, Disaster -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHoward Kunreuther.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 12449., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 12449.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17630724M
    OCLC/WorldCa71291414

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      China is rising as a, if not the, great global power of the 21st century, and the U.S., after having dominated the 20th century, is declining in the 21st.   "A valuable book for students of disaster policy and for students of policy change more generally After reading this book, it is hard not to become an advocate for aggressive disaster mitigation, as opposed to the preponderant paradigm of disaster relief."―Perspectives on PoliticsReviews:

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