National Security Legislation

  • News Release

    News Release

    RAND Study Says U.S. Terrorism Insurance System Falling Short; Improvement Needed to Protect Nation's Economy

    RAND Study Says U.S. Terrorism Insurance System Falling Short; Improvement Needed to Protect Nation's Economy

    Jun 20, 2005

  • The World Trade Center site at Ground Zero, debris and vehicles seen spread around the area already 2 weeks after the September 11, 2001 disaster. Fires are still burning underground and smoke and haze fills the sky

    Report

    U.S. Terrorism Insurance System Falling Short

    The terrorism insurance system in the United States is failing to provide businesses with adequate financial protection, leaving the nation vulnerable to economic disruption if there is a major terrorist attack.

    Jun 16, 2005

  • Report

    Report

    Issues and Options for Government Intervention in the Market for Terrorism Insurance

    Examines the central issues in the debate over whether to extend, modify, or end the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, which requires insurers to make terrorism coverage available to commercial policyholders

    Dec 20, 2004

  • Research Brief

    Research Brief

    Assessing the Effectiveness of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

    This study simulates the expected losses from three modes of terrorist attacks and shows how the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) would distribute the resulting losses.

    Jan 1, 2004

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    Thomas F. Atkin

    Adjunct Management Scientist
    Education M.S. in management science, University of Miami; B.S. in mathematical science, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

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    Cortez A. Cooper III

    Senior International/Defense Researcher; Affiliate Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.A. in Asian Studies, University of Hawaii; B.A. in psychology, Davidson College

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    Richard S. Girven

    Senior International/Defense Research Analyst
    Education M.A. in Asian Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa; M.M.A.S. in strategic studies, U.S. Army Command And General Staff College; M.S. in national resource strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces; B.S. in business management, Park College

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    Beth Grill

    Senior Policy Analyst
    Education M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and Economics, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; B.A. in international studies, Johns Hopkins University

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    Devon Hill

    Defense Analyst
    Education MA in security studies, Georgetown University; BA in political science, Frostburg State University

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    Eric V. Larson

    Senior Policy Researcher; Professor of Policy Analysis, Pardee-RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. and M.Phil. in policy analysis, RAND Graduate School; A.B. in political science, University of Michigan

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    Andrew Parasiliti

    Adjunct Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D., Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; M.A. in foreign affairs, University of Virginia; B.A., cum laude in psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

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    Erin Rebhan

    Head of Strategic Communications, RAND Homeland Security Research Division
    Education Ph.D. in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature, University of California, Santa Barbara; B.A. in Spanish and Geology, St. Norbert College

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    Gabrielle Tarini

    Policy Analyst
    Education M.P.P. in international and global affairs, Harvard University; B.A. in international studies, Boston College

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    Stephani L. Wrabel

    Policy Researcher; Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in urban education policy, University of Southern California; M.Ed. in student personnel in higher education, University of Florida; B.A. in psychology, Boston University