Incentives for Ex Ante wildfire risk mitigation in the wildland-urban interface: The relationship between contingent wildfire insurance and fuel management subsidies

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Lankoande, Mariam D.; Yoder, Jonathan K.; Wandschneider, Philip R.;
  • Subject: Risk and Uncertainty,

Contingent wildfire insurance and fuel management cost-sharing programs are becoming more prevalent in western states. This paper develops a model to examine the incentive effects of these two mechanisms for private investment in wildfire risk mitigation. The model show... View more
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