Browse by Author "Walker, George"

  • Earthquake Risk and Earthquake Catastrophe Insurance for the People’s Republic of China 

    Wang, Zifa; Lin, Tun; Walker, George (Asian Development Bank, 2009-06-01)
    This paper discusses historical earthquakes and earthquake risk in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the recent developments of its earthquake risk reduction efforts. The general principles of earthquake programs are explained and the critical ...
  • Is Flood Insurance Feasible? Experiences from the People's Republic of China 

    Walker, George; Lin, Tun; Kobayashi, Yoshiaki (Asian Development Bank, 2009-04-01)
    Flood insurance, a component of catastrophe insurance, is universally available in only a few countries. In many countries, it is available in a restricted form and its conditions vary greatly. Coverage is usually denied to those regarded as relatively ...