Risk and Financial Catastrophe

Perfect | October 15, 2009

byErik Banks

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The risk process commonly used in the corporate world to deal with risks may be suitable for non-catastrophic events, but not for extreme events. By analyzing a series of past disasters and the relevant 'lessons learned', this books proposes a series of prescriptive measures to cope with future disasters.

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The risk process commonly used in the corporate world to deal with risks may be suitable for non-catastrophic events, but not for extreme events. By analyzing a series of past disasters and the relevant 'lessons learned', this books proposes a series of prescriptive measures to cope with future disasters.

ERIK BANKS is responsible for group market risk and investment banking credit risk at the European universal bank UniCredit. Over the past 23 years, he has held senior risk positions at Citibank, Merrill Lynch and in the hedge fund sector, in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and Munich. He is the author of more than 20 books on risk...

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Format:PerfectDimensions:213 pages, 9.3 × 6.2 × 0.8 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230577318

ISBN - 13:9780230577312

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Table of Contents

PART I: THE NATURE OF CATASTROPHE * Taxonomy of Risk * Catastrophes * Financial Catastrophe * PART II: THE RISK FRAMEWORK * The Risk Management Process * Models, Metrics and Limitations * PART III: PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT * Past Catastrophes *  
Lessons Learned and Prescriptive Measures * The Future of Risk Management * Notes * Selected References * Index