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CREATE Researchers Study Costs of "DirtyBomb"
April 24, 2012
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A dirty bomb attack centered on downtown Los Angeles' financial district could severely impact the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
University of Southern California
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