Risk Analysis

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Edited By: L. Anthony Cox, Jr.

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 7/49 (Social Sciences Mathematical Methods); 17/100 (Mathematics Interdisciplinary Applications); 26/157 (Public Environmental & Occupational Health)

Online ISSN: 1539-6924

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Does Medical Risk Perception and Risk Taking Change with Age?
Yaniv Hanoch, Jonathan J. Rolison, Alexandra M. Freund
It investigates age-related differences in medical risk taking with N = 317 adults aged 20–77 years using newly developed scenarios to assess medical risk taking, and additional measures designed to evaluate risk-taking behavior in the medical domain.

Cascading Delay Risk of Airline Workforce Deployments with Crew Pairing and Schedule Optimization
Sai Ho Chung, Hoi Lam Ma, Hing Kai Chan
This article concerns the assignment of buffer time between two connected flights and the number of reserve crews in crew pairing to mitigate flight disruption due to flight arrival delay..

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Virtual Special Issue on Preparing for, Responding to, and Recovering from Hurricane Flooding Disasters

Tony Cox and Karen Lowrie


Excerpt: The devastation from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in late August and September of 2017 challenge risk analysts to consider how their discipline can help societies anticipate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters. Such disasters cause massive destruction to lives and livelihoods, critical infrastructures, real estate, and regional economies. A primary goal for risk analysis of natural disasters is to help reduce this toll by showing how to apply risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication to allocate resources as wisely as we can to reduce losses from these low-frequency, high-consequence events before, during, and after their occurrence.

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Risk Analysis Awards

Congratulations to Kimberly M. Thompson for being named one of the 2014 Franz Edelman Laureates along with her coauthors for their paper, "Polio Eradicators Use Integrated Analytical Models to Make Better Decisions" at this year's INFORMS Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

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Risk Analysis

Professor Tim Bedford, of the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Department of Management Science, was among the winners in the Lloyd’s Science of Risk awards for his article, Decision Making for Group Risk Reduction: Dealing with Epistemic Uncertainty, Vol 33:10

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