Acts of God and Man

Acts of God and Man

Ruminations on Risk and Insurance

eBook - 2012
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Much has been written about the ups and downs of financial markets, from the lure of prosperity to the despair of crisis. However, there exists a more fundamental and pernicious source of uncertainty in today's world: the traditional ""insurance"" risks of earthquakes, storms, terrorist attacks, and other disasters. Insightfully exploring these ""acts of God and man, "" Michael R. Powers guides readers through the methods available for identifying and measuring such risks, financing their consequences, and forecasting their future behavior within the limits of science. A distinctive.
Publisher: New York : Columbia Business School Pub., ©2012
ISBN: 9780231527057
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 283 pages) : illustrations


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