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Lower losses from weather extremes and earthquakes

Review of natural catastrophes in 2014

Redaktion RiskNET07.01.2015, 16:32

The absence of very severe catastrophes and a quiet hurricane season in the North Atlantic meant that losses from natural catastrophes in 2014 were much lower. At US$ 7bn, the most expensive event in...

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Interview with Prof. Leonhard Knoll, Universität Würzburg

CAPM and company valuation

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]19.11.2014, 08:54

Future opportunities and risks play a large part in determining the value of a company. But looking at company valuation in practice, we can see that from the CAPM perspective a sound risk and...

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Interview with Prof. Axel F. A. Adam-Müller, University of T...

Risk reporting in Europe

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]05.10.2014, 14:18

At this year's FIRM Offsite 2014 event, Prof. Axel Adam-Müller from the University of Trier presented the results of a study on risk reporting (Reporting Incentives and Enforcement: Impact of...

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Risk Perception

The risk paradox

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]05.08.2014, 16:05

Leonardo da Vinci once claimed that all our knowledge has its origin in our perceptions. The sensory perception organs (sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell) allow us to perceive risk physically...

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Cognitive neuroscience and risk

Risk Manager should not rely on heuristics or intuition

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]28.03.2014, 15:25

Leonardo da Vinci once claimed that all our knowledge has its origin in our perceptions. Thus, our (presumed) knowledge of risks also depends hugely on our very subjective and therefore highly...

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All models are wrong

One figure is better than none …

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]17.02.2014, 08:45

The assumptions of Gauss have formed the basis of public finance for more than a century. Traditional models and analytical methods for portfolio maximisation usually rest on the assumption that...

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