Cost-Benefit Analysis of Disaster Mitigation Infrastructure : The Case of Seawalls in Otsuchi , Japan

@inproceedings{Burnett2016CostBenefitAO,
  title={Cost-Benefit Analysis of Disaster Mitigation Infrastructure : The Case of Seawalls in Otsuchi , Japan},
  author={Kimberly Michi Burnett and Christopher Wada and Aiko Endo and M Taniguchi},
  year={2016}
}
Disaster management problems often pose the same types of challenges that environmental governance problems do; they involve decision-makers at various levels and can transcend political boundaries. We conduct a benefit-cost analysis of a disaster adaptation strategy in Otsuchi, which was undertaken shortly after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami… CONTINUE READING