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Weather Risk Management

Market, Products and Applications

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  • © 2002


Part of the book series: Finance and Capital Markets Series (FCMS)

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About this book

The definitive guide to the rapidly expanding weather risk management market. The US Department of Commerce estimates that nearly 10% of the US's $9 trillion GDP is exposed to weather risk. All over the world providers and end users are recognizing this fact and are turning their attention to ways of protecting against or taking advantage of changes in the weather. The market is expected to expand rapidly and is one of the fastest areas of growth in the financial arena.


  • accounting
  • derivatives
  • management
  • risk management
  • strategy


'...the first comprehensive work covering a new field that has considerable potential...' - David A. Portman, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

About the authors

Written by a team from Element Re, a pioneering group formerly with Enron who helped create the weather derivative market. Edited by ERIK BANKS, also of Element Re and formerly with Merrill Lynch, author of numerous texts on the derivatives and credit markets for Macmillan.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Weather Risk Management

  • Book Subtitle: Market, Products and Applications

  • Editors: E. Banks

  • Series Title: Finance and Capital Markets Series

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London

  • Copyright Information: Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2002

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-333-97225-0Published: 07 November 2001

  • Series ISSN: 2946-2010

  • Series E-ISSN: 2946-2029

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVII, 366

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