Fellow Leonard A. Shabman is quoted in Miami Herald article on Army Corps property value on Miami-Dade Listed below is a partial quote:
“Leonard Shabman, a senior fellow at Resources for the Future, said the Corps has always based its analyses on property value, which means the benefits are usually oriented toward higher-value properties.
“The definition of benefits is tied to land values. So the presumption is that as the risk goes down, land values go up and the people who benefit would be willing and able to pay for that,” he said."
Read the full article here.