viii, 311 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Comprehensive disaster insurance : will it help in a post-Katrina world? / Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan A decision analysis of options to rebuild the New Orleans flood control system / Carl Southwell and Detlof von Winterfeldt Hurricane Katrina : lessons learned / Jiin-Jen Lee and Bennington Willardson Katrina vs. 9/11 : how should we optimally protect against both? / Jun Zhuang and Vicki M. Bier Worst-case thinking and official failure in Katrina / Lee Clarke Risk, preparation, evacuation and rescue / Edd Hauser, Sherry M. Elmes and Nicholas J. Swartz Not Katrina : the Thames Barrier decision / Chang-Hee Christine Bae and Harry W. Richardson Is New Orleans ready to celebrate after Katrina? Evidence from Mardi Gras and the tourism industry / Kathleen Deloughery Estimating the state-by-state economic impacts of Hurricane Katrina / Jiyoung Park, Peter Gordon, James E. Moore II, Harry W. Richardson, Soojung Kim and Yunkyung Kim Regional economic impacts of natural and man-made hazards : disrupting utility lifeline services to households / Adam Rose and Gbadebo Oladosu Adjusting to natural disasters / V. Kerry Smith, Jared C. Carbone, Jaren C. Pope, Daniel G. Hallstrom and Michael E. Darden Katrina : a Third World catastrophe? / Edward J. Clay Hurricane Katrina and housing devastation, possibilities and prospects / Raphael W. Bostic and Danielle Molaison Unnatural disaster : social impacts and policy choices after Katrina / John R. Logan.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.