Accession Number : AD0604320

Title :   COMPENSATION FOR WAR DAMAGE: AN ECONOMIC VIEW,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Hirshleifer,Jack

Report Date : 29 APR 1954

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : The object of the paper is to point out that a properlyconceived insurance plan will yield an important social gain by tending to encourage private actions in peacetime having the effect of reducing our national vulnerability to bombing; conversely, a poorly-conceived plan will tend to discourage expenditures designed to reduce vulnerability.

Descriptors :   (*PASSIVE DEFENSE, ECONOMICS), (*NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE, REPLACEMENT THEORY), NUCLEAR WARFARE, VULNERABILITY, COSTS, FEDERAL BUDGETS, SITE SELECTION, SOCIAL SCIENCES, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, COUNTERMEASURES, NATIONAL DEFENSE, DECISION MAKING, URBAN AREAS, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AERIAL WARFARE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE