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Special Issue on Risk Management Techniques for Catastrophic and Heavy-Tailed Risks

University Carlos III of Madrid. C/ Madrid, 126. 28903 Getafe (Madrid, Spain)
Concordia University. Department of Mathematics and Statistics. 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W., Montreal, QC H3G 1M8, Canada
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Risks 2014, 2(4), 467-468;
Received: 4 November 2014 / Accepted: 5 November 2014 / Published: 14 November 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Risk Management Techniques for Catastrophic and Heavy-Tailed Risks)
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The publication of several special issues was part of the initiatives taken in 2013 to launch Risks as a new online journal. It seemed natural to devote one to this important, concrete and complex problem of managing catastrophic and heavy tailed risks. We received an enthusiastic response last spring to the call for invited and contributed research papers and are proud of the special issue now being published. The emphasis was put on quality rather than quantity; this special issue contains three invited and two contributed research papers. View Full-Text
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Balbás, A.; Garrido, J. Special Issue on Risk Management Techniques for Catastrophic and Heavy-Tailed Risks. Risks 2014, 2, 467-468.

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