Acts of God and Man
Ruminations on Risk and InsuranceeBook - 2012
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
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 283 pages) : illustrations