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The Resource Economic Consequence Analysis of Disasters : The e-CAT Software Tool

Economic Consequence Analysis of Disasters : The e-CAT Software Tool

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Economic Consequence Analysis of Disasters : The e-CAT Software Tool
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Economic Consequence Analysis of Disasters
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The e-CAT Software Tool
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Integrated Disaster Risk Management Ser
Economic Consequence Analysis of Disasters : The e-CAT Software Tool
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Economic Consequence Analysis of Disasters : The e-CAT Software Tool
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  • Dedication -- Foreword to the IDRiM Book Series -- Japan -- Disaster Prevention Research Institute -- International Collaboration -- Major Research Contributions -- Europe -- Integration via Regulation: European Union Experience -- International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) -- The USA -- Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research -- Natural Hazards Center -- Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) -- Low-Income Countries -- National Interdisciplinary Centers in the Global North -- International Centers -- National and Regional Centers in the Global South -- Summary -- Other Contributions -- Conclusion -- References -- Preface -- References -- Contents -- About the Authors -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1.1 Objectives -- 1.2 The CREATE Economic Consequence Analysis Framework -- 1.3 Reduced Form Analysis -- 1.4 Overview -- 1.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Enumeration of Categories of Economic Consequences -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Economic Consequence Categories -- 2.3 Application to the Ebola Virus -- 2.4 Estimating the Numerical Values of Biothreat Impact Categories -- 2.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Threat Scenarios and Direct Impacts -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Earthquakes -- 3.2.1 Conversion to CGE Drivers -- 3.2.2 Enumeration of Impact Categories -- 3.3 Human Pandemic -- 3.3.1 Scenario -- 3.3.2 Conversion to CGE Drivers -- 3.3.2.1 Additional Modeling Elements -- 3.3.3 Enumeration of Impact Categories -- References -- Chapter 4: Computable General Equilibrium Modeling and Its Application -- 4.1 Summary -- 4.2 CGE Modeling -- 4.3 USCGE Model -- 4.4 CGE Drivers Used to Simulate E-CAT Threats -- 4.5 Detailed CGE Analysis of the Human Pandemic Case -- 4.5.1 Modeling Approaches and Results for Individual Impact Categories -- 4.5.1.1 Workforce Participation
  • 4.5.1.2 Medical Expenditures -- 4.5.1.3 Aversion Behavior -- Reductions in International Travel - Inbound and Outbound -- Inbound International Travel -- Outbound International Travel -- Domestic Tourism and Leisure Spending -- Other Avoidance Behaviors -- 4.5.2 Discussion of National Results -- 4.5.2.1 Direct Impacts and the Cost-Effectiveness of Vaccination -- 4.5.2.2 Total (CGE) Impacts -- Key General Equilibrium Impacts -- 4.5.2.3 Sector Impacts -- Policy-Relevant (Actionable) Findings -- Appendix 4A: Calculation of Input Data for Mild and Severe Influenza Outbreaks -- 4.A.1 Without Vaccination -- 4.A.2 With Vaccination -- References -- Chapter 5: User Interface Variables -- 5.1 Summary -- 5.2 User Interface Variable Identification -- 5.3 Randomized Draws of User Interface Variable Combinations -- 5.4 Conversion of Random Draw Combinations to CGE Inputs -- References -- Chapter 6: Estimation of the Reduced Form Coefficients for the E-CAT User Interface -- 6.1 Random Sampling Procedure -- 6.2 CGE Simulation with Loop Function -- 6.3 Econometric Analysis -- References -- Chapter 7: Uncertainty Analysis -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Overview -- 7.3 Uncertainty Quantification Tasks -- 7.4 Uncertainty Representation -- 7.5 Uncertainty Propagation -- 7.6 Uncertainty Visualization -- References -- Chapter 8: Validation of Computable General Equilibrium Based Models -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Validation Criteria and Their Application to CGE Models -- 8.3 Model Testing Procedures and CGE Models -- 8.4 Model Validation Applications -- 8.4.1 In-Sample Validation -- 8.4.2 Cross-Validation Test -- References -- Chapter 9: E-CAT User Interface Tool -- Appendix A: USCGE Model Description -- A.1 Overview -- A.2 Producers -- A.3 International Trade -- A.4 Households -- A.5 Government -- A.6 USCGE Model Equations -- References -- Appendix B: E-CAT User Guide
  • B.1 Step 1: User Interface -- B.2 Step 2: User Inputs -- B.3 Step 3: Completion/Continuation -- Appendix C: The E-CAT Tool Software
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