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The Oil Spill

Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2010

What is the ethical way to manage risk that may be small but that may have catastropic consequences?  The Center's Emerging Issues group discussed that dilemma with Bill Sundstrom, professor of economics at SCU.(podcast)  Sundstrom drew parallels between the oil spill and the financial meltdown in terms of risk management and led the discussion on whether regulation, insurance, or some other method would be the best approach to the problem.  Sundstrom has taught on economics and the environment and is currently an associate provost at the University.

Tags: business ethics