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I SY E 708: Societal Risk Management of Technological Hazards

  • Catalog Description:
    Issues involved in decision-making regarding technological risks and risk management in areas such as nuclear power, hazardous waste disposal, and pollution control. Risk perception and cognitive biases; risk analysis and decision analysis; political issues in risk management; regulatory mechanisms; and risk communication. Selected case studies.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: Stat 311 or Math 431 or Soc 360, IE 516, & Grad st; or cons inst
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