University of Southern California

Dr. Adam Rose

Adam Rose is a Research Professor in the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy, and Coordinator for Economics at USC's Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE). Most of Professor Rose's research is on the economics of natural and man-made hazards. He is currently working on projects to broaden the economic consequence analysis capability of the DHS Domestic Nuclear Detection Office and for the National Biosurveillance Information Center, as well as projects to promote trade facilitation for Customs and Border Protection. He recently served as an advisor on disaster resilience to the United Nations Development Progamme and as a member of a National Research Council panel on Earthquake Resilience. Previously, he was the lead researcher on the Multi-Hazard Mitigation Council report to the U.S. Congress on the net benefits of FEMA hazard mitigation grants, and coordinated 8 studies to arrive at a definitive estimate of the economic consequences of 9/11. A major focus of his research has been on resilience to natural disasters and terrorism at the levels of the individual business, market, and regional economy. His other research area is the economics of energy and climate change policy.

Professor Rose is the author of several books and 200 professional papers. He has been appointed to the editorial boards of the Journal of Integrated Disaster Risk Management. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, Energy Journal, Resource and Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Pacific and Asian Journal of Energy, Resource Policy, and Journal of Regional Science.

He has served as the American Economic Association Representative to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences Multi-Hazard Mitigation Council and of the Advisory Board of the Center for National Policy Resilience Forum. He is the recipient of a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, East-West Center Fellowship, American Planning Association's Outstanding Program Planning Honor Award, Applied Technology Council Outstanding Achievement Award, and Regional Economic Models, Inc., Excellence in Economic Analysis Award.

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