Research Areas

Risk Analysis

The risk of intentional attacks from terrorism is fundamentally different from other types of hazards, like accidents or acts of nature, as intelligent and adaptable adversaries will change offensive strategies and adapt their tactics to bypass or circumvent defenses.

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Behavioral Analysis

The Behavioral Decision Research theme area is dedicated to advancing understanding of the dynamic relationships between public response, societal consequences, and risk and crisis communication in the event of a disaster...

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Economic Analysis

The economics theme area is focused on estimating consequences and costs of terrorism and natural hazards, as well as evaluating investment decisions in mitigation and resilience to reduce these risks. These issues occur both at the level of an individual...

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Decision Analysis

The Decision Analysis research area of CREATE is concerned with the use of rigorous models to help make sound decisions in homeland security applications. Topics in this area include: The appropriate representation of preferences and trade-offs using multi attribute value...

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