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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Risk compensation postulates that everyone has a "risk thermostat" and that safety measures that do not affect the setting of the thermostat will be circumvented by behaviour that re-establishes the level of risk with which people were originally comfortable. It explains why, for example, motorists drive faster after a bend in the road is straightened.... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Gesetzliche Krankenkassen und private Krankenversicherer mussen sich mit ihrer Zukunftsfahigkeit befassen: Konsolidierung und Konzentration auf die zentralen Anforderungen von Gesetzgeber und Versicherten sind die Konsequenz. Ausgehend von der Patienten- bzw. Versichertenperspektive und ihren Kriterien fur die Wahl der richtigen Versicherung zeigen... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
Uninsured risk had far-reaching consequences for rural growth as well as poverty reduction. A range of informal mechanisms to insure rural households against the impact of shocks, but they are a modest component of a risk layering strategy for well-off households and even less protective for low-income households. Formal insurance mechanisms have inherent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 35.95
Investments, global warming and crossing the road ? risk is a factor embedded in our everyday lives but do we really understand what it means, how it is quantified and how decisions are made? In six chapters Ben Ale explains the concepts, methods and procedures for risk analysis and in doing so provides an introductory understanding of risk perception,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 140.00
A comprehensive book on shipping derivatives and risk management which covers the theoretical and practical aspects of financial risk in shipping. The book provides a thorough overview of the practice of risk management in shipping with the use of theoretical examples and real-life applications. more...
- Gabal Verlag 2011; US$ 24.27
Selbstmanagement der neuen Generation "Ich schaff das!" ist der lang ersehnte Nachfolgeband von Allens Weltbestseller "Wie ich die Dinge geregelt kriege" (orig. Getting Things Done - GTD, in 28 Sprachen übersetzt). Während bei ersterem das organisatorische Rüstzeug für erfolgreiches Selbstmanagement im Mittelpunkt stand, geht... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Calculating Political Risk is rich and illuminating, and much more than a political science treatise. Althaus draws on diverse literature, extensive interviews and intriguing case studies to offer interdisciplinary, practical and nuanced insight. This book provides new perspectives and more precise language for making sense of a critical dimension... more...
- RAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95
No-fault regimes, a formerly popular alternative to the tort compensation system for auto-accident victims, have gradually lost support. Over time, premiums and claim costs have grown in no-fault states relative to other states, primarily driven by explosive medical cost increases. No-fault and tort states have also converged across many domains affecting... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 179.00
In the United States, work is the key to economic success, as well as the major source of health care coverage and retirement security. This book examines the overrepresentation of Mexican American in low wage or service sector jobs, which rarely come with health insurance or retirement coverage. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
Introducing the fundamentals of retail credit risk management, this book provides a broad and applied investigation of the related modeling theory and methods, and explores the interconnections of risk management, by focusing on retail and the constant reference to the implications of the financial crisis for credit risk management. more...