RFF's Land, Water, and Nature Program

RFF’s Land, Water, and Nature Program delivers research and solutions for cost-effectively managing key land, water, and marine resources that support a thriving economy and society, while ensuring healthy and productive natural systems and building resilience in a changing climate.
 

Why Don’t More People Buy Flood Insurance?

Sep 6, 2017 | Andrew Royal, Margaret A. Walls

Homeowners in high-risk flood areas exhibit both rational and biased optimism about flood risks. Understanding how these outlooks factor into flood insurance take-up rates can help determine the best policy options for increasing coverage.

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