Brief Insuring Against Catastrophes: The Lessons from Katrina
Rudolph G. Penner
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Doing away with disaster assistance entirely is impractical and relying on it as the sole response to catastrophes is unfair. Some sort of modestly subsidized government catastrophic insurance would seem be a reasonable compromise between insurance mandates and disaster assistance strategies.

Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Climate, disasters, and environment Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Housing markets Disaster recovery and mitigation