First Symposium on Policy Research

Session 2


Economics and Weather: Methods and Applications

 Organizers: William Hooke, AMS Policy Program, Washington, DC; Genene Fisher, AMS Policy Program, Washington, DC; Roger Pulwarty, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO
8:30 AM2.1The Sensitivity of United States Economic Sectors to Weather Variability  
Jeffrey K. Lazo, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and P. H. L. Larsen
8:45 AM2.2Willingness to Purchase Insurance for Low Probability, Low Loss Natural Hazard Risk   wrf recording
John C. Whitehead, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
9:00 AM2.3The overlap in scientist's and reinsurer's interests in assessing, modeling, and monitoring the impacts of extreme climate events  extended abstract
Richard J. Murnane, Bermuda Biological Station for Research, Garrett Park, MD; and H. F. Diaz
9:15 AM2.4The Miami Hurricane Event Market (MAHEM): A Hurricane Futures Market  
David Letson, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and D. S. Nolan, D. Kelly, and F. Nelson
9:30 AM2.5The Economic Value of Hurricane Forecasts: An Overview and Research Needs  
David Letson, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and J. K. Lazo and D. Sutter
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
11:00 AM2.6Severe Weather and Bank Performance  
B.T. Ewing, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and S. E. Hein and J. B. Kruse
11:15 AM2.7U.S. Flood Damage: future expectations based upon historical trends  
Erik Noble, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, Boulder, CO
11:30 AM2.8The Benefits and Cost of NEXRAD Weather Radar  
Daniel Sutter, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. M. Simmons
11:45 AM2.9Replicating Innovation: Successes and Challenges  extended abstract wrf recording
Dale A. Morris, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and M. A. Shafer and D. S. Arndt

Thursday, 2 February 2006: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM, A307

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