Liability Risk Management

  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey,Navy Memorial,Navy Yard Shooting,Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

    Commentary

    Americans' Hearts, But Not Necessarily Wallets, Will Be Open for Victims of Navy Yard Shootings

    Comparisons are already being drawn between Monday's terrible events in the Washington Navy Yard and other recent high profile mass shootings. However, one way in which this shooting may differ from other events is in who — if anybody — provides financial compensation for those who are injured.

    Sep 18, 2013

  • A destroyed home in Moore, OK, where an F5 tornado struck on May 20, 2013

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    Kenneth R. Feinberg Center for Catastrophic Risk Management and Compensation

    The RAND Kenneth R. Feinberg Center for Catastrophic Risk Management and Compensation seeks to identify and promote laws, programs, and institutions that reduce the adverse social and economic effects of catastrophes.

    Jun 24, 2013

  • A destroyed home in Moore, OK, where an F5 tornado struck on May 20, 2013

    News Release

    RAND Launches Center to Study Ways to Manage Catastrophic Risk and Compensate Victims

    The RAND Corporation has created a new research center that will analyze different approaches to compensating individuals, businesses, and others following catastrophes ranging from natural disasters to terrorist attacks.

    Jun 24, 2013

  • Journal Article

    Journal Article

    Comment on Doug Kysar's "What Climate Change Can Do About Tort Law"

    In this Response, the author sketches two problems with Professor Doug Kysar's argument regarding climate change litigation and effect on tort law.

    Aug 1, 2012

  • A man under an umbrella while it's raining percentage symbols

    News Release

    RAND Corporation, Risk Management Solutions Launch New Company to Develop Liability Insurance Tools

    The RAND Corporation, Risk Management Solutions, Inc. (RMS) and private investors have launched a company named Praedicat, Inc., that will provide consulting services and software to the property and casualty insurance industries.

    Mar 14, 2012

  • News Release

    News Release

    Residential Wind, Flood Insurance Markets Still Face Serious Problems 5 Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Five years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, neither the federal government nor the private sector is any closer to developing effective solutions to the problems facing flood and windstorm insurance.

    Oct 20, 2010

  • News Release

    News Release

    RAND Study Finds Wind Insurance Costly and Scarce on Gulf of Mexico Coast

    RAND Study Finds Wind Insurance Costly and Scarce on Gulf of Mexico Coast.

    Jul 18, 2007

  • Report

    Report

    Wind Insurance Costly and Scarce on Gulf of Mexico Coast

    Many businesses along the Gulf of Mexico coast have had a difficult time obtaining wind insurance coverage since Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma hit in 2005 and have often ended up paying more than twice as much for the insurance as they did previously.

    Jul 15, 2007

  • Report

    Report

    Comparing Risk Management Practices at the Local Levels of Government with Those at the State and Federal Levels

    Contrasts the current view of risk management held by local government officials with that held by state and federal government officials.

    Dec 31, 1985

  • Report

    Report

    More on insurance and catastrophic events: can we expect de facto limits on liability recoveries?

    Reviews large technological systems to locate situations that have potential for catastrophes in which liabilities exceed insurance or assets, thereby imposing de facto limits on liability recoveries. Such events as an LNG explosion in a population ...

    Jan 1, 1978

  • Report

    Report

    Some comments on de facto limits on liability

    An overview of large technological systems in society to ascertain the prevalence of situations that can lead to catastrophic effects where the resultant liabilities far exceed the insurance or assets subject to suit in court, thereby imposing de fac...

    Jan 1, 1977

  • People

    People

    Alejandro U. Becerra-Ornelas

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.Phil. in policy analysis and economics, Pardee RAND Graduate School; B.A. in policy analysis, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE)

  • People

    People

    R. J. Briggs

    Economist; Professor of Policy Analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.A.S. in economics, UC Davis; B.A.S. in mathematics, UC Davis; Ph.D. in economics, University of Texas

  • People

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    Monika Cooper

    Senior Technical Analyst; Combatant Commands & NATO Liaison, RAND National Security Research Division (NSRD)
    Education Doctorate Business Administration (In Progress) in business administration, cultural intelligence, University of Maryland, Global; MBA in economics, finance, Bellevue University; Bachelor of Science in international business management, Bellevue University; Undergrad Studies in psychology, modern languages, Creighton University

  • People

    People

    Graham Andrews

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.A. in public policy, University of Washington; B.S. in computer science, University of Redlands

  • People

    People

    Lloyd Dixon

    Director, RAND Kenneth R. Feinberg Center for Catastrophic Risk Management and Compensation; Senior Economist; Professor of Policy Analysis Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of California, Berkeley; B.S. in general engineering, Stanford University; B.A. in political science, Stanford University

  • People

    People

    Brian Wong

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.B.A. in finance, Xavier University; B.S. in chemical engineering, University of California, Los Angeles