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Published by Harvard Center for Risk Analysis in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


  • Risk assessment,
  • Risk management

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard Wilson, Edmund A.C. Crouch
ContributionsCrouch, Edmund A. C
LC ClassificationsHD61 .C77 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 370 p. :
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17029072M
ISBN 100674005295
LC Control Number2001094318

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