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Low probability, high impact: Policy making and extreme events

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  • Bussiere, Matthieu
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  • Bussiere, Matthieu & Fratzscher, Marcel, 2008. "Low probability, high impact: Policy making and extreme events," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 111-121.
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