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Responding to WMD Terrorism Threats: The Role of Insurance Markets

Dwight Jaffee and Thomas Russell

in WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes the issues arising in the provision of insurance against WMD terrorist attacks and evaluates alternative solutions for the United States. The chapter is organized as follows. ... More


The health cash plans and the new mutualism in health care

Martin Gorsky, John Mohan, and Tim Willis

in Mutualism and Health Care: Hospital Contributory Schemes in Twentieth-century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065781
eISBN:
9781781701423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065781.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the role of hospital contributory schemes in the British welfare state after 1948. It evaluates the extent to which the schemes have retained their distinctive orientation and ... More


Choice among Employer-Provided Insurance Plans

Matthew J. Eichner

in Aging Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226620817
eISBN:
9780226620831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620831.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the choices made by employees of a firm that offers three different insurance options, which differ both in their generosity and their costs to the employee. Section 8.1 ... More


Faith, Hope, and Jobs: Progress and Frustration for the Business Recovery

James Patterson Smith

in Hurricane Katrina: The Mississippi Story

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030239
eISBN:
9781617030246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030239.003.0010
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by business enterprises in their attempts to recover from Katrina. Small businesses, for instance, struggled with labor shortages and skyrocketing ... More


Higher Education under Attack

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

So I return in the end to my one-note song: if academics did only the job they are trained and paid to do— introduce students to disciplinary materials and equip them with the necessary analytic ... More


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