O'Reilly logo

Improving Homeland Security Decisions by Detlof von Winterfeldt, Milind Tambe, Ali E. Abbas

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

12 Enhancing Post-disaster Economic Resilience: Public-Private Partnership for Insuring Terrorism

Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan

12.1 Introduction

Terrorism risk poses dynamic challenges to our national security as the threat is continuously evolving. Significant efforts have been undertaken to prevent another large-scale attack on U.S. soil since September 11, 2001 (9/11). But if a terrorist organization were to succeed in perpetrating such an attack in the near future, a critical question is who will pay for the economic consequences. Insurance can play a central role here, as it has for many years (Willis & Al-Shahery, 2014). But the private sector cannot provide insurance protection on its own. The nature of the terrorist threat ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required