Risk and Financial Catastrophe

  • Authors
  • ErikĀ Banks

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. The Nature of Catastrophe

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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      Pages 3-20
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      Pages 21-42
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      Pages 43-74
  3. The Risk Framework

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
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      Pages 77-96
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      Pages 97-118
  4. Practical Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
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      Pages 121-164
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      Pages 186-192
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 193-213

About this book


The risk process commonly used in the corporate world to deal with risks may be suitable for non-catastrophic events, but not for extreme events. By analyzing a series of past disasters and the relevant 'lessons learned', this books proposes a series of prescriptive measures to cope with future disasters.


management Risk Management science and technology

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