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The economic costs and consequences of terrorism

Author: Harry Ward Richardson; Peter Gordon; James Elliott Moore
Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton : Edward Elgar, cop. 2007.
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This landmark book covers a range of issues concerning the consequences of terrorist attacks. Beginning with a discussion of new policies and strategies, it then delves into specific areas of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Ward Richardson; Peter Gordon; James Elliott Moore
ISBN: 9781845427344 1845427343
OCLC Number: 751071910
Description: IX, [1], 350 s. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents:PrefacePART I: INTRODUCTION1. IntroductionHarry W. Richardson, Peter Gordon and James E. Moore II PART II: GENERAL ISSUES2. Terrorism: Considering New PoliciesBruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger3. An Empirical Analysis of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA)Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-KerjanPART III: SECURITY4. Airport Security: Time for a New ModelRobert W. Poole, Jr.5. Cost-effective Strategies to Address Urban Terrorism: A Risk Management ApproachRichard G. Little6. Optimal Inspection Strategies for Coast Guard OperationsNiyazi Onur Bakir7. Balancing Freedom and Security after 9/11: Risk Management at the National Park Service Larry ParkinsonPART IV: MACROECONOMIC, SECTORAL AND SPATIAL IMPACTS8. The National Economic Impacts of a Food Terrorism Event: Initial Estimates of Indirect CostsThomas F. Stinson9. The Economic Cost of Disasters: Permanent or Ephemeral?Matthew P. Drennan 10. Analyzing Catastrophic Terrorist Events with Applications to the Food IndustryHamid Mohtadi and Antu Panini Murshid11. Simulating the State-by-State Effects of Terrorist Attacks on Three Major US Ports: Applying NIEMO (National Interstate Economic Model)Jiyoung Park, Peter Gordon, James E. Moore II, Harry W. Richardson and Lanlan Wang12. Tourism and Terrorism: The National and Interregional Economic Impacts of Attacks on Major US Theme ParksHarry W. Richardson, Peter Gordon, James E. Moore II, Soojung Kim, Jiyoung Park and Qisheng Pan PART V: THE ELECTRIC POWER SECTOR13. Worst-case Electricity Scenarios: The Benefits and Costs of PreventionLester B. Lave, Jay Apt and Granger Morgan14. Risk and Economic Costs of a Terrorist Attack on the Electric System Rae Zimmerman, Carlos E. Restrepo, Jeffrey S. Simonoff and Lester B. Lave15. Regional Economic Impacts of a Terrorist Attack on the Water System of Los Angeles: A Computable General Disequilibrium Analysis Adam Rose, Gbadebo Oladosu and Shu-Yi Liao16. Two-sided Electricity Markets: Self-Healing SystemsRichard E. SchulerIndex
Responsibility: by Harry W. Richardson, Peter Gordon and James E. Moore.


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