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Insurance, self-protection, and the economics of terrorism

Darius Lakdawalla

Insurance, self-protection, and the economics of terrorism

by Darius Lakdawalla

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Terrorism -- Economic aspects.,
  • Risk (Insurance) -- United States.,
  • Risk (Insurance)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDarius Lakdawalla, George Zanjani.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 9215, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9215.
    ContributionsZanjani, George., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22442534M

      Nearly a decade and a half later, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act remains an essential part of our national strategy for economic security and resilience in the face of terrorism. Over that time, however, knowledge of the program has steadily eroded as many who were involved in the program's early years have moved on or : Jason M. Schupp. Challenges for Terrorism Risk Insurance in the United States Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan This feature contains short articles on topics that are currently on the agendas of policymakers, thus illustrating the role of economic analysis in illuminating current debates. Suggestions for future columns and comments on past ones.

    Economic Terrorism is defined here as the attempt to assault and destroy a foe through decimation of the enemy’s tax base via rank economic sabotage. Such attacks on economic infrastructures lower net tax yield, thereby shrinking the capital pool for military spending. commercially available coverage for terrorism with passage of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA).2 TRIA created a three-year Terrorism Insurance Program to provide a government reinsurance backstop in the case of terrorist attacks. Prior to the th Congress, the TRIA program was amended and extended in ,3 ,4 and Following.

      Like terrorism itself, for the insurance industry this is not a problem that is likely to disappear soon. This article appeared in the Finance & economics section . The guide provides concise explanations of auto, home, life, disability and business insurance, as well as issues papers, a glossary and directories. (Note: This book updates and expands upon the former I.I.I. Insurance Handbook for Reporters and the Insurance Handbook for Policymakers). The print edition is available for sale in the I.I.I.


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