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Flood risk management policy from an insurance perspective

Brouwers, Lisa (2002) Flood risk management policy from an insurance perspective. Licentiate thesis, Stockholm University.

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Abstract

My work within a research project studying .ood-risk management in Hungary is described, with special attention on loss-spreading instruments, mainly insurance. I argue that computer simulation tools are useful in catastrophe policy making. Computer simulation provides a method for estimating the consequences of di.erent potential policy strategies. In decision making processes it also forces the involved parties to maintain a holistic perspective. My research contribution is twofold. I first structured and implemented a flood risk management policy model, capable of estimating the consequences of di.erent insurance strategies for various stakeholders. I then incorporated a micro-level perspective in the flood risk management policy model.

Item Type:Thesis (Licentiate)
Additional Information:Report no. 02-008.
ID Code:3023
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Deposited On:14 Jul 2008
Last Modified:18 Nov 2009 16:17

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