Volume 25 2005

Catastrophe Modeling: A New Approach to Managing Risk

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ISBN: 978-0-387-23082-5 (Print) 978-0-387-23129-7 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Framework for Risk Management Using Catastrophe Models

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      Pages 3-21

      Introduction: Needs, Stakeholders, and Government Initiatives

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      Pages 23-42

      An Introduction to Catastrophe Models and Insurance

  3. Natural Hazard Risk Assessment

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      Pages 45-68

      The Risk Assessment Process: The Role of Catastrophe Modeling in Dealing with Natural Hazards

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      Pages 69-91

      Sources, Nature, and Impact of Uncertainties on Catastrophe Modeling

  4. Linking Risk Assessment With Insurance

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      Pages 97-118

      Use of Catastrophe Models in Insurance Rate Making au]Dennis^Kuzak

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      Pages 119-133

      Insurance Portfolio Management

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      Pages 135-164

      Risk Financing

  5. Risk Management Strategies Using Catastrophe Models

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      Pages 167-188

      The Impact of Mitigation on Homeowners and Insurers: An Analysis of Model Cities

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      Pages 189-208

      The Impact of Risk Transfer Instruments: An Analysis of Model Cities

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      Pages 209-233

      Extending Catastrophe Modeling To Terrorism

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 235-245