Earthquake Insurance in California: Environmental Policy and Individual Decision-Making, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Earthquake Insurance in California

Environmental Policy and Individual Decision-Making, 1st Edition

By Risa I. Palm

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180 pages

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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

Preface -- Earthquake Hazards and the Insurance Issue -- Who Provides Earthquake Insurance? -- The Decision to Purchase Insurance -- The Study Design -- Patterns of Insurance Purchase -- Socioeconomic Characteristics and Insurance Purchase -- Geophysical and Perceived Risk -- Earthquake Insurance Purchase: Implications for Policy and Further Investigation -- Appendix

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General