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CREATE Researchers Study Costs of "DirtyBomb"
April 24, 2012
A dirty bomb attack centered on downtown Los Angeles' financial district could severely impact the region's economy. Initial damage and psychological effects would cost nearly $16 billion over a decade, according to researchers. The finding is the result of a study published by a team of internationally recognized economists and decision scientists in the current issue of Risk Analysis that monetized the effects of fear and risk perception.
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