91. Economic Risk Analysis

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. G. A. Fleischer Professor Emeritus

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch91

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Fleischer, G. A. (2001) Economic Risk Analysis, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch91

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • sensitivity analysis;
  • economic risk analysis;
  • decision theory applications;
  • Laplace principle - principle of insufficient reason;
  • decision tree methodology and sequential decisions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sensitivity Analysis

  • Risk Analysis

  • Decision Theory Applications

  • Decision Trees

  • Digital Computer (Monte Carlo) Simulation

  • Other Approaches for Dealing with the Uncertain/Risky Future

  • References

  • Additional Reading