TITLE

A New Look

AUTHOR(S)
Cornejo, Rick
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Best's Review;Jun2010, Vol. 111 Issue 2, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
53174827

 

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