Special Publication

Economic Consequences of Earthquakes: Preparing for the Unexpected

Economic Consequences of Earthquakes: Preparing for the Unexpected, edited by Barclay G. Jones, examines the ramifications of a large-scale earthquake in the U.S., while considering preparedness options to minimize losses. This 275-plus page special publication contains fifteen commissioned papers by experts in the fields of seismology, engineering, sociology, business and insurance. These papers review and define:

This book is an excellent resource for business, financial and government policy makers. The book is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of the U.S. earthquake risk and its potential impact on the economy, and includes general recommendations toward the implementation of loss-reduction measures. Topics addressed include:

The book costs $40.00. To order, contact NCEER Publications, phone: (716) 645-3391; fax: (716) 645-3399; email: nceer@acsu.buffalo.edu. This publication may also be obtained from this link.

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