Economic Risks of Terrorist Attacks and Specific Features of their Assessment
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- terrorist attacks, risks, uncertainty, social and economic consequences, indicators
The article studies the features of relatively new risks of a reducing socio-economic sustainability level of a state due to terrorist attacks and discusses approaches to their assessment and prevention. It reveals specific features of these risks connected with an unlimited scope of activities and methods used by terrorists, the non-obviousness of their motives, etc., which predetermine high levels of uncertainty in estimates of probabilities, damages and other consequences of their manifestation. The damage structure has been systematized with identification of direct and indirect losses in various spheres of the national economy and the population of the world community. Unique characteristics of terrorist threat risks distinguishing them from other types of economic risks and predetermining the need to develop specific measures in terms of composition of the measures used and prevention strategies are identified.
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TY - CONF AU - Andrey Koshkin AU - Andrey Novikov PY - 2019/07 DA - 2019/07 TI - Economic Risks of Terrorist Attacks and Specific Features of their Assessment BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Scientific Practical Conference "The Individual and Society in the Modern Geopolitical Environment" (ISMGE 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 367 EP - 372 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ismge-19.2019.70 DO - 10.2991/ismge-19.2019.70 ID - Koshkin2019/07 ER -