1st Edition

Earthquake Insurance In California
Environmental Policy And Individual Decision-making





ISBN 9780367015930
Published May 7, 2019 by Routledge
180 Pages

USD $159.95

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Book Description

This book focuses on earthquake insurance for homeowners and their attitudes to the earthquake risk. It is based on a survey of California residents completed just a few months before the Lorna Prieta earthquake.

Table of Contents

1. Earthquake Hazards and the Insurance Issue 2. Who Provides Earthquake Insurance? 3. The Decision to Purchase Insurance 4. The Study Design 5. Patterns of Insurance Purchase 6. Socioeconomic Characteristics and Insurance Purchase 7. Geophysical and Perceived Risk 8. Earthquake Insurance Purchase: Implications for Policy and Further Investigation

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