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Managing financial risks due to natural catastrophes

  • Robert Kast
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    this paper was prepared for the First Journées d’Economie et Econométrie de l’Asssurance, in Rennes, October 22nd and 23rd, 2009. It’s a melting pot of several papers that I have written with my co-authors, plus a very short summary of Graciella Chichilnisky enlightening results. But, before proposing partial answers to the problem of modelling catastrophes in such a way as to be able to propose how to manage them, I try and grasp what we mean by catastrophe and what are the main problems, in the introduction.

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    Paper provided by LAMETA, Universtiy of Montpellier in its series Working Papers with number 10-19.

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    Length: 44 pages
    Date of creation: 2010
    Date of revision: 2010
    Handle: RePEc:lam:wpaper:10-19
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    1. Chichilnisky, Graciela & Beltratti, Andrea & Heal, Geoffrey, 1998. "Uncertain future preferences and conservation," MPRA Paper 7912, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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