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The Doom Loop in the Financial Sector : And Other Black Holes of Risk.

Author: William Leiss
Publisher: Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, 2011.
Series: Critical issues in risk management.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the past two years, the world has experienced how unsound economic practices can disrupt global economic and social order. Today & rsquo;s volatile global financial situation highlights the importance of managing risk and the consequences of poor decision making. The Doom Loop in the Financial Sector reveals an underlying paradox of risk management: the better we become at assessing risks, the more we feel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Leiss
ISBN: 9780776619286 0776619284
OCLC Number: 728770522
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages).
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Black Holes of Risk; Chapter 2 Systemic and Super-Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector; Chapter 3 Controlling the Downside Risk; Appendix 1 Fragility in Complex Systems and the "Tipping Point" Problem; Appendix 2 A Basic Integrated Risk Management Frameworks; Table 2-1, Dimensions of Risk Management; Works Cited; Index.
Series Title: Critical issues in risk management.
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Reveals an underlying paradox of risk management: the better we become at assessing risks, the more we feel comfortable taking them. This title recommends international cooperation to manage black  Read more...

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