Efficient Aviation Security

Efficient Aviation Security : Strengthening the Analytic Foundation for Making Air Transportation Security Decisions

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Making aviation security more cost-effective is hampered by a lack of understanding of the costs and benefits of security interventions. This book focuses on exploring ways to use cost-benefit and other types of analysis to improve aviation security decision making in spite of such uncertainties.show more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 317.51g
  • RAND
  • Santa Monica, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0833076523
  • 9780833076526
  • 72,845

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Presents a set of analyses intended to help fill some of the current gaps in analysis of the costs, benefits, and efficiency of aviation security measures and strategies in the face of uncertainty.show more

Table of contents

Introduction: The Goal of Efficient Security The Problem to Be Solved: Aviation Terrorism Risk Past, Present, and Future The Costs of Security Can Depend on What Is Being Protected - and Security Can Affect Its Value; The Benefits of Security Depend on How Different Security Measures Work Together; The Benefits of Security Depend on How It Shapes Adversary Choices: The Example of the Federal Air Marshal Service; The Benefits of Security Depend on Tradeoffs Between Intended and Unintended Consequences: The Example of a Trusted Traveler Program; Can the Benefits of Security Be Estimated Validly?; Conclusion: Efficient Security in a Time of Fiscal Pressure.show more