Dependence of flood risk perceptions on socioeconomic and objective risk factors

@inproceedings{Botzen2009DependenceOF,
  title={Dependence of flood risk perceptions on socioeconomic and objective risk factors},
  author={Wouter J. W. Botzen and Jeroen C. J. H. Aerts and Jeroen C. J. M. van den Bergh},
  year={2009}
}
[1] This study examines flood risk perceptions of individuals in the Netherlands using a survey of approximately 1000 homeowners. Perceptions of a range of aspects of flood risk are elicited. Various statistical models are used to estimate the influence of socioeconomic and geographical characteristics, personal experience with flooding, knowledge of flood threats, and individual risk attitudes on shaping risk belief. The study shows that in general, perceptions of flood risk are low. An… CONTINUE READING
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