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Characteristics Of Risk In Extreme Events

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  • Stelian STANCU

    () (Academy of Economic Studied, Bucharest)

  • Ion Gh. ROSCA

    () (Academy of Economic Studied, Bucharest)

  • Gabriela PRELIPCEAN

    () (“Stefan cel Mare” University,Suceava)

  • Mariana LUPAN

    () (“Stefan cel Mare” University,Suceava)

Abstract

It is known that the environment and the human society often support the actions of some dangerous phenomena of different origins,natural or anthropogenic, that may cause destructive and brutal disturbances in some systems or default situations. In the following, some natural catastrophic events observed nowadays and their overall costs are presented. In the second part of the paper hazards and their risks assessment are described and also we emphasize the types of hazard, their effects and their associated risk assessment.The third part of the paper presents a study of portfolio risk using GARCH models (1.1), considering the daily returns of RASDAQ-C and BET indexes and the RON/EURO exchange rate, and also an analysis of the achieved results will be considered.

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  • Stelian STANCU & Ion Gh. ROSCA & Gabriela PRELIPCEAN & Mariana LUPAN, 2011. "Characteristics Of Risk In Extreme Events," Romanian Journal of Economics, Institute of National Economy, vol. 33(2(bis)(42), pages 16-29, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:ine:journl:v:2(bis):y:2011:i:42:p:16-29
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    Keywords

    natural hazard; vulnerability; risk assessment; economic effects; social effects; environmental effects;

    JEL classification:

    • J17 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Value of Life; Foregone Income
    • D53 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Financial Markets
    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • C19 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Other
    • P28 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Natural Resources; Environment

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