Readings for Week 3


Wed., Jan. 24

Please read Wing et al. (2020) for Wednesday’s class. As you read, please post any clarifying questions you have to Canvas.

This paper analyzes insurance claims data to evaluate and explore “depth-damage” curves. Please consider the following questions as you read:

Please also prepare a discussion question for class based on this paper.


Wing, O. E. J., Pinter, N., Bates, P. D., & Kousky, C. (2020). New insights into US flood vulnerability revealed from flood insurance big data. Nature Communications, 11(1, 1), 1444.