Evaluating Alternative Prescribed Burning Policies to Reduce Net Economic Damages from Wildfire

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D. Evan Mercer; Jeffrey P. Prestemon; David T. Butry; John M. Pye;

We estimate a wildfire risk model with a new measure of wildfire output, intensity-weighted risk and use it in Monte Carlo simulations to estimate welfare changes from alternative prescribed burning policies. Using Volusia County, Florida as a case study, an annual pres... View more
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