The Resource At war with the weather : managing large-scale risks in a new era of catastrophes, Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan with Neil A. Doherty ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

At war with the weather : managing large-scale risks in a new era of catastrophes, Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan with Neil A. Doherty ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

Label
At war with the weather : managing large-scale risks in a new era of catastrophes
Title
At war with the weather
Title remainder
managing large-scale risks in a new era of catastrophes
Statement of responsibility
Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan with Neil A. Doherty ... [et al.]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this work, the authors deliver an analysis of how the US currently mitigates, insures against, and finances recovery from natural disasters
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Kunreuther, Howard
Dewey number
368.1
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HG9979.3
LC item number
.K86 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Michel-Kerjan, Erwann
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disaster insurance
  • Emergency management
  • Risk management
Label
At war with the weather : managing large-scale risks in a new era of catastrophes, Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan with Neil A. Doherty ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; I Cause for Concern; 1 A New Era of Catastrophes; 2 Catastrophe Risk and the Regulation of Property Insurance; 3 A Market Analysis of Property Insurance against Hurricane Risk; 4 Come Rain or Shine; II Understanding the Demand and Supply of Disaster Insurance; 5 Homeowners' Decision Making for Purchasing Insurance Coverage; 6 Private Insurers' Decision Making for Supplying Coverage; 7 Private Reinsurers' Decision Making for Supplying Coverage; 8 Innovative Insurance-Linked Securities for Financing Extreme Events
  • 9 A Framework for Linking Supply and Demand of Disaster Insurance10 A Multistate Empirical Analysis of Homeowners' Insurance; III Protecting Homeowners Against Natural Disasters; 11 Impact of Insurance Status on Economic Welfare of Homeowners in Hazard-Prone Areas; 12 Enhancing the Implementation of Risk Reduction Measures; 13 Policy Analysis of Alternative Programs; IV Creating Innovative Solutions; 14 Proposed Innovations for Dealing with Catastrophic Risks; 15 Winning the War against the Weather and Other Extreme Events; Abbreviations; Glossary; Notes; References
  • Study Directors and Other Lead AuthorsIndex
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (439 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262255431
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000774528
  • (EBL)3339029
  • (SSID)ssj0000071457
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11109868
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000071457
  • (PQKBWorkID)10090148
  • (PQKB)11159983
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000131046
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3339029
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000774528
Label
At war with the weather : managing large-scale risks in a new era of catastrophes, Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan with Neil A. Doherty ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; I Cause for Concern; 1 A New Era of Catastrophes; 2 Catastrophe Risk and the Regulation of Property Insurance; 3 A Market Analysis of Property Insurance against Hurricane Risk; 4 Come Rain or Shine; II Understanding the Demand and Supply of Disaster Insurance; 5 Homeowners' Decision Making for Purchasing Insurance Coverage; 6 Private Insurers' Decision Making for Supplying Coverage; 7 Private Reinsurers' Decision Making for Supplying Coverage; 8 Innovative Insurance-Linked Securities for Financing Extreme Events
  • 9 A Framework for Linking Supply and Demand of Disaster Insurance10 A Multistate Empirical Analysis of Homeowners' Insurance; III Protecting Homeowners Against Natural Disasters; 11 Impact of Insurance Status on Economic Welfare of Homeowners in Hazard-Prone Areas; 12 Enhancing the Implementation of Risk Reduction Measures; 13 Policy Analysis of Alternative Programs; IV Creating Innovative Solutions; 14 Proposed Innovations for Dealing with Catastrophic Risks; 15 Winning the War against the Weather and Other Extreme Events; Abbreviations; Glossary; Notes; References
  • Study Directors and Other Lead AuthorsIndex
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (439 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262255431
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000774528
  • (EBL)3339029
  • (SSID)ssj0000071457
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11109868
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000071457
  • (PQKBWorkID)10090148
  • (PQKB)11159983
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000131046
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3339029
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000774528

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