New Study Prioritizes Terror Targets

October 2005
Fire Chief;Oct2005, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p18
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Reports on the federal project, Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events, at the University of Southern California (USC) and University of Wisconsin-Madison, which helps the United States prioritize possible terror targets and develop effective risk-reduction and resource allocation strategies. Comments of Vicki Bier, a professor of industrial engineering and physics, on the importance of the project; Expertise of Detlof von Winterfeldt, project head and deputy dean of USC School of Policy, Planning and Development; Center's investigation of the risks and economic implications of terrorism.


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