ISBN-10:
1845427343
ISBN-13:
9781845427344
Pub. Date:
05/07/2007
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Economic Costs and Consequences of a Terrorist Attack

Economic Costs and Consequences of a Terrorist Attack

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ISBN-13: 9781845427344
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 05/07/2007
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Edited by Harry W. Richardson, Honorary Doctorate, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Peter Gordon, Professor, School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California, US and James E. Moore II, Professor, University of Southern California, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
Preface
PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction
Harry W. Richardson, Peter Gordon and James E. Moore II
PART II: GENERAL ISSUES
2. Terrorism: Considering New Policies
Bruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger
3. An Empirical Analysis of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA)
Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan
PART III: SECURITY
4. Airport Security: Time for a New Model
Robert W. Poole, Jr.
5. Cost-effective Strategies to Address Urban Terrorism: A Risk Management Approach
Richard G. Little
6. Optimal Inspection Strategies for Coast Guard Operations
Niyazi Onur Bakir
7. Balancing Freedom and Security after 9/11: Risk Management at the National Park Service
Larry Parkinson
PART IV: MACROECONOMIC, SECTORAL AND SPATIAL IMPACTS
8. The National Economic Impacts of a Food Terrorism Event: Initial Estimates of Indirect Costs
Thomas F. Stinson
9. The Economic Cost of Disasters: Permanent or Ephemeral?
Matthew P. Drennan
10. Analyzing Catastrophic Terrorist Events with Applications to the Food Industry
Hamid Mohtadi and Antu Panini Murshid
11. 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 Wang
12. Tourism and Terrorism: The National and Interregional Economic Impacts of Attacks on Major US Theme Parks
Harry W. Richardson, Peter Gordon, James E. Moore II, Soojung Kim, Jiyoung Park and Qisheng Pan
PART V: THE ELECTRIC POWER SECTOR
13. Worst-case Electricity Scenarios: The Benefits and Costs of Prevention
Lester B. Lave, Jay Apt and Granger Morgan
14. Risk and Economic Costs of a Terrorist Attack on the Electric System
Rae Zimmerman, Carlos E. Restrepo, Jeffrey S. Simonoff and Lester B. Lave
15. 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 Liao
16. Two-sided Electricity Markets: Self-Healing Systems
Richard E. Schuler
Index

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