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Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters

1st Edition - August 29, 2017

Editor: Gero Michel

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 4 0 7 1 - 3
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 4 0 9 3 - 5

Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters covers all major aspects of catastrophe risk modeling, from hazards through to financial analysis. It explores relevant new science i… Read more

Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters

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Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters covers all major aspects of catastrophe risk modeling, from hazards through to financial analysis. It explores relevant new science in risk modeling, indirect losses, assessment of impact and consequences to insurance losses, and current changes in risk modeling practice, along with case studies. It also provides further insight into the shortcomings of current models and examines model risk and ideas to diversify risk assessment.

Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters

instructs readers on how to assess, price and then hedge the losses from natural and manmade catastrophes. This book reviews current model development and science and explains recent changes in the catastrophe modeling space, including new initiatives covering uncertainty and big data in the assessment of risk for insurance pricing and portfolio management. Edited by a leading expert in both hazards and risk, this book is authored by a global panel including major modeling vendors, modeling consulting firms, and well-known catastrophe modeling scientists. Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters provides important insight into how models are used to price and manage risk.