Flood preparedness

Insights into flood risk misperceptions of homeowners in the Dutch river delta

Flooding is one of the most significant natural disasters worldwide. Nevertheless, voluntary take-up of individual damage reduction measures is low. A potential explanation is that flood risk perceptions of individual homeowners are below objective …

After the virtual flood

After the virtual flood. Virtual reality experiment on flooding experiences with Wouter Botzen and Julia Blasch.

Social norms for flood preparedness

All by myself? Testing descriptive social norm-nudges to increase flood preparedness among homeowners. With Wouter Botzen, Julia Blasch, Elissa Kranzler and Howard Kunreuther.

Behavioral motivations for self-insurance under different disaster risk insurance schemes

This paper presents a lab-in-the-field experiment with 2111 Dutch homeowners in floodplain areas to examine the impacts of financial incentives and behavioral motivations for self-insurance under different flood insurance schemes. We experimentally …