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Outlook 2015

Recovery with risks attached

Eric Heymann/Oliver Rakau/Stefan Schneider [DB Research]

After a surprisingly good start to 2014, the German economy cooled noticeably in the course of the year. This was mainly due to the slowing of growth in key export markets and higher…

News

45th World Economic Forum

New Framework to Help Companies Calculate Risk of Cyberattacks

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

The World Economic Forum and its partners have developed a new way for organizations to calculate the impact of cyberthreats. The framework, called "cyber value-at-risk" comes at a time when…

News

Learning from the future

Scenario analysis

Frank Romeike [Editor in Chief]

The following quotation is attributed to the US strategist, cyberneticist and futurologist: "Anyone can learn from the past. What we need to today is learn from the future." Kahn is one of the…

News

45th World Economic Forum

A "Dangerous Mistake" to Ignore Uncertainty

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Today’s global context is one of uncertainty, said Simonetta Sommaruga, President of the Swiss Confederation and Minister of Justice and Police. Uncertainty is prevalent in current conflicts and…

Study

Global Risks 2015

International Conflict Tops List of Global Risks

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

The biggest threat to the stability of the world in the next 10 years comes from the risk of international conflict, according to the 10th edition of the Global Risks report, which is published…

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Lower losses from weather extremes and earthquakes

Review of natural catastrophes in 2014

Redaktion RiskNET

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…

Interview

Interview with Prof. Leonhard Knoll, Universität Würzburg

CAPM and company valuation

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

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…

Interview

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

Risk reporting in Europe

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

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…

Interview

Risk Perception

The risk paradox

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

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…

Interview

Cognitive neuroscience and risk

Risk Manager should not rely on heuristics or intuition

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

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…