Self-protection under compound risk and ambiguity

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dc.contributor Awondo, Sebastain
dc.contributor Schneider, Mark
dc.contributor.advisor Jindapon, Paan
dc.contributor.author Brinkley, Nathan
dc.date.accessioned 2021-05-12T16:28:13Z
dc.date.available 2021-05-12T16:28:13Z
dc.date.issued 2020-12
dc.identifier.other u0015_0000001_0003701
dc.identifier.other Brinkley_alatus_0004M_14382
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/7644
dc.description Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.description.abstract We conduct an experiment designed to elicit risk management behavior and study its effects on disaster risk mitigation and investment in self-protection. Resident homeowners in Tuscaloosa and Mobile, Alabama are given choices against risk and ambiguity in both general and framed contexts, and in both monetary loss and gain domains. Demographics and data from homeowners' insurance policies are collected. This study seeks to understand factors influencing Alabama homeowners’ decisions to invest in windstorm loss mitigation. The results of this study could lead to significant policy implications on the design, selection, and promotion of specific windstorm resistant features.
dc.format.extent 69 p.
dc.format.medium electronic
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher University of Alabama Libraries
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Electronic Theses and Dissertations
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Libraries Digital Collections
dc.relation.hasversion born digital
dc.rights All rights reserved by the author unless otherwise indicated.
dc.subject.other Economics
dc.title Self-protection under compound risk and ambiguity
dc.type thesis
dc.type text
etdms.degree.department
etdms.degree.discipline Economics (Arts & Sciences)
etdms.degree.grantor The University of Alabama
etdms.degree.level master's
etdms.degree.name M.A.


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