Based on the research that has been conducted at Wharton Risk Management Center over the past five years on catastrophic risk. Covers a hot topic in the light of recent terroristic activities and nature catastrophes. Develops risk management strategies for reducing and spreading the losses from future disasters. Provides glossary of definitions and terms used throughout the book.PART IV RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES USING CATASTROPHE MODELS Part IV examines risk management strategies for three ... The three cities are Oakland, California (subject to earthquakes), Long Beach, California (subject to earthquakes), and Miami/Dade ... Chapter 8 analyzes how residential mitigation measures in high hazard areas can reduce losses to property owners and insurers.
|Author||:||Patricia Grossi, Howard Kunreuther|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-01-27|