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Risk&Regulation Issue on Disasters

CARR's Summer 2010 edition of Risk&Regulation has been published. The theme of this edition is 'disasters', with articles from both CARR and guest researchers exploring issues such as:

  • Societal preparedness for natural catastrophes;
  • Public engagement in potentially risky technologies;
  • The difficult role of experts in disaster forecasting systems;
  • The role of human factors in precipitating financial and other organizational disasters;
  • The usefulness of voluntary agreements in managing environmental risk.

A PDF of the latest issue of Risk&Regulation is available for download here|.

Contact: Anna Phillips, CARR, on 020 7849 4635 or risk@lse.ac.uk|

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The ESRC Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR) is an interdisciplinary research centre at LSE. Our core intellectual work focuses on the organizational and institutional settings for risk management and regulatory practices.

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The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK's largest organization for funding research on economic and social issues. It supports independent, high quality research which has an impact on business, the public sector and the third sector.

The ESRC's planned total expenditure in 2009/10 is £204 million. At any one time the ESRC supports over 4,000 researchers and postgraduate students in academic institutions and independent research institutes.