The determinants of private flood mitigation measures in Germany: Evidence from a nationwide survey

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Osberghaus, Daniel;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Mannheim: Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW)
  • Subject: Flood mitigation | 330 Wirtschaft | Germany | Adaptation | Moral hazard | Q54 | R22 | D81 | Charity hazard | Climate change,Adaptation,Flood mitigation,Moral hazard,Charity hazard,Germany | Climate change
    • jel: jel:D81 | jel:R22 | jel:Q54
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | humanities | fungi | parasitic diseases | geographic locations

Public flood protection cannot totally eliminate the risk of flooding. Hence, private mitigation measures which proactively protect homes from being flooded or reduce flood damage are an essential part of modern flood risk management. This study analyses private flood m... View more
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