Using Cost-Benefit Analysis to Evaluate Mitigation for Lifeline Systems


The purpose of this research is to examine how cost-benefit analysis (CBA) can be utilized to evaluate the attractiveness of mitigation for lifeline systems subject to earthquake ground motion. We propose a framework for the CBA that can be used in conjunction with work being completed by other researchers at MCEER (Shinozuka et al., 2000; Chang et al… (More)

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