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Emerging Systemic Risks in the 21st Century An Agenda for Action by Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Published by OECD .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economics,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • 21st century,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Security - General,
  • Disaster Relief & Rescue Operations,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Emergency management,
  • Disaster relief,
  • Risk management

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9127723M
ISBN 109264199470
ISBN 109789264199477

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Emerging Risks in the 21st Century This book explores the changing nature of major risks and the implications for systems that provide health services, transportation, energy, food and water.   Emerging Risks in the 21st Century An Agenda for Action The 21st Century has so far witnessed a host of large-scale disasters in various parts of the world including: windstorms, flooding, new diseases infesting both humans and animals, terrorist attacks and . EMERGING SYSTEMIC RISKS IN THE 21TH CENTURY – ISBN – © OECD 33 Hazards come in many forms. At one end of the spectrum there are those that threaten the functioning of markets, the stability of macroeconomic. EMERGING SYSTEMIC RISKS IN THE 21TH CENTURY – ISBN – © OECD and across borders, deeper integration of ma rkets, etc. – at the same time provide useful tools for reducing the risks and preventing the hazards in question. Vulnerabilities in information and communication systems can be combated by.

EMERGING SYSTEMIC RISKS IN THE 21TH CENTURY – ISBN – © OECD 65 to identify uncertainties clearly, to separate facts from values held by stakeholders, and to come up with ways of coping with major uncertainties. The set of issues analysed in this chapter provides several cross-sectoral lessons. EMERGING SYSTEMIC RISKS IN THE 21TH CENTURY – ISBN – © OECD groups, agencies and other organisations involved are often quite unfamiliar with one another (Quarantelli, ; see also Table in the Annex). Society’s ability to effectively plan in advance of and deal with disasters. the context in which risks are evolving as well as society’s capacity to manage them. This book explores the implications of these developments for economy and society in the 21st century, focussing in particular on the potentially significant increase in the vulnerability of major systems. The provision of health services, transport, energy. Daniel Gerstein draws on twenty-nine years of experience in the security and defense sectors to address the threat of bioterrorism in the twenty-first century/5(2).

Emerging Risks in the 21st Century An Agenda for Action The 21st Century has so far witnessed a host of large-scale disasters in various parts of the world including: windstorms, flooding, new diseases infesting both humans and animals, terrorist attacks and major disruptions to critical infrastructures. It led to the publication of "Emerging Risks in the 21st Century: An Agenda for Action", a cross-sectoral analysis of risk management issues in the 21st Century. The overview of the IFP's Emerging Risk Project is available in: English, French, Japanese, German, Chinese, and Portuguese. Approaches to analysing and managing the potential for a threat or hazard to propagate disruptions or losses to multiple connected parts of a complex system are reviewed, and ways IIASA and OECD could enhance their analytical capabilities and rigour of policy advice on systemic financial risk are outlined. IIASA has quantitative methods to measure, model, and manage systemic risk of financial. Future risks. // OECD Observer;May, Issue , p Reviews the book 'Emerging Risks in the 21st Century: An Agenda for Action.' Focus on health. // OECD Observer;Oct, Issue , p A list of books from the Organization for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) which discusses health-related issues is presented.