Major Risks and Public Initiative
Analyses Économiques vol. XII-5 (Dec. 2012)
10 Pages Posted: 6 Aug 2015 Last revised: 18 Aug 2015
Date Written: August 5, 2015
This is an expanded English summary of a French report that was prepared for the French Council of Economic Advisers (Conseil d'analyse économique). The full text French report, "Les risques majeurs et l'action publique", can be downloaded from the Council's website or from the last author's personal website.
Keywords: Major risks, natural hazards, technological disasters, nuclear accidents, public action against major risks, disaster prevention management, insurance against catastrophic risks
JEL Classification: D81, H84, I18, Q53, Q58
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