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FLOODING
Publications
Pricing Flood Insurance: How and Why the NFIP Differs from a Private Insurance Company
Carolyn Kousky, Leonard A. Shabman
RFF Discussion Paper 14-37 | October 2014
 
A Historical Examination of The Corps of Engineers and Natural Valley Storage Protection: The Economics and Politics of “Green” Flood Control
C. Kousky
Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research | DOI: 10.1080/19390459.2014.963372
 
Floodplain Conservation as a Flood Mitigation Strategy: Examining Costs and Benefits
Kousky, C. and M. Walls
Ecological Economics | 104 | pp. 119-128 | Related Discussion Paper 13-22-REV
 
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Events
Subtopic: Flooding 
Green Infrastructure: Using Natural Landscapes for Flood Mitigation and Water Quality Improvements  
April 4, 2012
Event Type: First Wednesday Seminar
Related Topics: Ecosystems, Land Use, Water
 
Water Conflicts and Resolution: Economy vs. Environment?  
March 2, 2011
Event Type: First Wednesday Seminar
Related Topics: Policy and Analysis, Water
 
  
Features
Green Infrastructure: Investing in Nature to Build Safer Communities
A new article in Resources magazine highlights recent work at RFF's Center for the Management of Ecological Wealth, examining how green infrastructure can be a cost-effective substitute for the pipes, dams, levees, and treatment plants traditionally used to control flooding, purify and store water, and reduce urban stormwater runoff.
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