Author Archives: Daniel Ralph

Cambridge Global Risk Index 2018 sees 16% increased risk from geopolitical threats

Cambridge Global Risk Index 2018 sees 16% increased risk from geopolitical threats

by Daniel Ralph, Andrew Coburn, Jennifer Copic, Simon Ruffle, Michelle Tuveson. The 2018 version of the Cambridge Global Risk index sees risk up, with expected loss increasing to 1.54% of the world’s 2018 GDP, compared to last year’s index of 1.48% of 2017 GDP. This change is largely driven by an increase in geopolitical risks,Read more

Opening Pandora’s box: Using city-scale risk models to quantify the global cost of catastrophes, and the value of resilience

Opening Pandora’s box: Using city-scale risk models to quantify the global cost of catastrophes, and the value of resilience

In the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies we have developed a framework to quantify the potential damage from a Pandora’s box of all ills – a comprehensive taxonomy of catastrophes. The methodology and outputs speak directly to the value of investing in resilience. The analysis has been made possible by novel ‘Catastronomics’ techniques to analyseRead more

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