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Author Brusentsev, Vera, author.

Title Disasters in the United States : frequency, costs, and compensation / Vera Brusentsev, Wayne Vroman.

Imprint Kalamazoo : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, [2017]


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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Setting the scene: a guide to this volume -- Reporting, frequency, and correlates of disasters -- Providing compensation to survivors of disasters -- Hurricanes -- Floods and their consequences -- Tornadoes -- Drought and other risks to agriculture -- Wildfires -- Geological and man-made disasters -- Disasters and compensation systems -- Figures -- References -- Authors -- Index -- About the institute.
Note Print version record.
Summary The authors examine examine the increasing frequency of disasters in the United States along with their costs, compensation, mitigation strategies, and where different types are likely to occur.
Subject Compensation management -- United States.
Natural disasters -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Disaster relief -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Disasters -- United States -- Costs.
Salaires -- Gestion -- États-Unis.
Catastrophes -- États-Unis -- Coût.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics.
Compensation management. (OCoLC)fst00871412
Disaster relief -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst00894751
Natural disasters -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst01034007
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Vroman, Wayne, author.
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
Other Form: Print version: Brusentsev, Vera. Disasters in the United States. Kalamazoo : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, [2017] (DLC) 2016051246
ISBN 9780880995245 (electronic bk.)
0880995246 (electronic bk.)
9780880995214 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0880995211 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780880995238 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0880995238 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000061055340
AU@ 000066119490
DKDLA 820120-katalog:999941660605765

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