A New Look

Cornejo, Rick
June 2010
Best's Review;Jun2010, Vol. 111 Issue 2, p27
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of the hurricane Katrina on analyzing catastrophe modeling in the U.S. It indicates that Katrina has proven low model estimates in the Gulf region resulting to criticisms in the quality of catastrophe models. Moreover, it stresses the need for modelers to improve their understanding and learning about loss amplification and utilize specialized observation data sets to achieve reliable results.


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