CREATE Seminar: Dr. Shingo Nagamatsu

CREATE Seminar Annoucement

Dr. Shingo Nagamatsu, visiting USC Faculty Member

When: Thursday, September 1, 2016

Time: 1:30pm –  2:30pm 

Location: USC Ronald Tutor Hall (RTH) 306, 3710 McClintock Ave, Los Angeles

Title:  Cost benefit analysis of recovery policy options from nuclear disasters: A framework and a case study of 2011 Fukushima accident

Bio:  Dr. Shingo Nagamatsu is a professor of risk and disaster economics at Faculty of Safety Science, Kansai University, Japan. His research concern is disaster management and recovery policy analysis. 

He was awarded a prize from the Public Policy Studies Association of Japan in 2010 for his publication on disaster management policy. His recent publications include ‘Targeting the vulnerable people in Social Safety Net: lessons of CFW program for 2011 earthquake and tsunami disasters in Japan’ (Journal of Disaster Research, Vol.11, No. 5.), ‘Building back a better Tohoku from the March 2011 Tsunami –  A contradicting evidence’ as a chapter of the forthcoming book, “Reconstruction and Restoration after the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami" from Springer. He has been a visiting scholar at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy since August, 2015.