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The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) is set to expire at the end of 2014 and is currently under debate in Congress. Renewing TRIA may limit the amount of disaster relief the federal government would contribute after a terrorist attack, but the different options under which TRIA might be renewed carry implications for how losses from any attack would be spread between commercial policyholders, insurers, and taxpayers.
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Kunreuther, Howard and Michel-Kerjan, Erwann, "Options Facing Congress in Renewing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act" (2014). Wharton Public Policy Initiative Issue Briefs. 28.