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Catastrophe modeling : a new approach to managing risk / Patricia Grossi, Howard Kunreuther, managing editors ; assisted by Chandu C. Patel.

Publication:
New York, NY : Springer Science+Business Media, c2005.
Series:
Huebner international series on risk, insurance, and economic security ; 25
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 245 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Risk management.
Risk (Insurance).
Natural disasters.
Insurance, Disaster.
Contents:
Introduction : needs, stakeholders, and government initiatives / Patricia Grossi, Howard Kunreuther
An introduction to catastrophe models and insurance / Patricia Grossi, Howard Kunreuther, Don Windeler
The risk assessment process : the role of catastrophe modeling in dealing with natural hazards / Mehrdad Mahdyiar, Beverly Porter
Sources, nature, and impact of uncertainties on catastrophe modeling / Patricia Grossi, Don Windeler
Use of catastrophe models in insurance rate making / Dennis Kuzak, Tom Larsen
Insurance portfolio management / Weimin Dong, Patricia Grossi
Risk financing / David Lalonde
The impact of mitigation on homeowners and insurers : an analysis of model cities / Paul Kleindorfer, Patricia Grossi, Howard Kunreuther
The impact of risk transfer instruments : an analysis of model cities / Howard Kunreuther, Paul Kleindorfer, Patricia Grossi
Extending catastrophe modeling to terrorism / Howard Kunreuther, Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Beverly Porter.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Grossi, Patricia.
Kunreuther, Howard.
Patel, Chandu C.
ISBN:
0387230823
0387231293 (e-book)
0387241051 (pbk.)
OCLC:
56559416
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