Examines changes in flood mitigation policies in FL, 1999-2005. Regression model with CRS scores as dependent variables and several hydrological and socio-economic vars as indy vars. Reports improvements of CRS scores over time and the effects of indy vars on CRS scores.
Brody, S. D., Zahran. S., Highfield, W. E., Bernhardt, S. P., & Vedlitz, A. (2009). Policy Learning for Flood Mitigation: A Longitudinal Assessment of the Community Rating System in Florida. Risk Analysis, Vol. 29, No. 6. doi: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2009.01210.x