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December 2007, Vol. 130, No. 12
Estimating economic losses in the Bay Area from a magnitude-6.9 earthquake
Richard J. Holden
Regional Commissioner, San Francisco regional office, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Geographic information specialist (GIS), California Employment Development Department, Labor Market Information Division.
Supervising Engineering Geologist, California Geological Survey, Seismic Hazard Assessment Program.
Data from the BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages are used to analyze potential business and economic losses resulting from an earthquake on the Hayward Fault in northern California.
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