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More on insurance and catastrophic events

Kenneth A. Solomon

More on insurance and catastrophic events

can we expect de facto limits on liability recoveries?

by Kenneth A. Solomon

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurance, Disaster -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth A. Solomon, Chris Whipple, David Okrent.
    SeriesRand paper series -- P-5940, P (Rand Corporation) -- P-5940.
    ContributionsWhipple, Chris., Okrent, David.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 26 p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13571190M
    OCLC/WorldCa4280104

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