Does Private Insurance Reduce Environmental Accidents?

Regulation

Posted: 29 Sep 2013

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haitao Yin

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management

Howard Kunreuther

University of Pennsylvania - Operations, Information and Decisions Department; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Matthew W. White

University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: September 27, 2009

Abstract

Gas station underground tank leaks decreased when states switched from state-managed assurance programs to manadatory private insurance.

Suggested Citation

Yin, Haitao and Kunreuther, Howard C. and White, Matthew Wallace, Does Private Insurance Reduce Environmental Accidents? (September 27, 2009). Regulation. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2331881

Haitao Yin (Contact Author)

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management ( email )

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Howard C. Kunreuther

University of Pennsylvania - Operations, Information and Decisions Department ( email )

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Matthew Wallace White

University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department ( email )

The Wharton School
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United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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