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CREATE Researchers Study Costs of "DirtyBomb"

April 24, 2012

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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. Full Story

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