Improving risk analysis /
By: Cox, Louis A.Material type: BookSeries: International series in operations research & management science: v. 185.Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2012Description: xxv, 386 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1461460573; 9781461460572.Subject(s): Risk management | Risk assessment | Risk assessment | Risk managementDDC classification: 658.155
Causality for risk analysts: improving our understanding of how the world works -- Improving individual risk management decisions: learning from experience and coping with model uncertainty -- Improving community risk management -- Improving organizational risk management -- Improving defense against intelligent adversaries -- Managing real and perceived risks: animal antibiotics and drug-resistant Infections -- Rethinking the health benefits of air pollution control -- Air pollution and health risk inequality -- A causal model of COPD -- Exposure-response thresholds for lung diseases -- An exposure-response threshold for lung diseases caused by crystalline silica -- Low-dose nonlinear effects of smoking on coronary heart disease risk -- Do cold weather and fine particulate matter air pollution cause early deeaths in the elderly? -- Conclusions and recommendations: what have we learned?
Includes bibliographical references and index.