Research

Publications (Peer Reviewed)

Bakkensen, L., Ding, X., and Ma, L.  Forthcoming. Flood Risk and Salience: New Evidence from the Sunshine State. Southern Economic Journal.

Bakkensen, L., Park, S., and Sarkar, R. Climate Costs of Tropical Cyclone Losses Depend Also on Rain. Environmental Research Letters. 13(7): 074034.

Bakkensen, L., Shi, X, and Zurita, B. 2018. “The Impact of Disaster Data on Estimating Damage Determinants and Climate Costs.” Economics of Disasters and Climate Change. 2(1): 49-71.

Bakkensen, L. Forthcoming. “Mediterranean Hurricanes and Associated Damage Estimates.” Journal of Extreme Events.

Bakkensen, L., Fox-Lent, C., Read, L., and Linkov, I. 2017. “Validating Resilience and Vulnerability Indices in the Context of Natural Disasters.” Risk Analysis. 37(5): 982-1004.

Seo, N. and Bakkensen, L. 2017. “Is Tropical Cyclone Surge, Not Intensity, What Kills So Many People in South Asia?” Weather, Climate, and Society. 9(2): 171-181.

Bakkensen, L. and Mendelsohn, R. 2016. “Risk and Adaptation: Evidence from Global Hurricane Damages and Fatalities.” Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. 3(3): 555-587.

Seo, N. and Bakkensen, L. 2016. “Did Adaptation Strategies Work? High Fatalities from Tropical Cyclones in the North Indian Ocean and Future Vulnerability Under Global Warming.” Natural Hazards. 82(2): 1341-1355.

Bakkensen, L., and Larson, W. 2014. “Population Matters When Modeling Hurricane Fatalities.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111(50): E5331-E5332.

Mendelsohn, R., Emanuel, K., Chonabayashi, S, and Bakkensen, L. 2012. “The Impact of Climate Change on Global Tropical Cyclone Damage.” Nature Climate Change. 2(2): 1-5.

Bakkensen, L. 2007. “Student-Perspective Sources of Environmental Learning in South Korea.” Journal of the Korean Geographical Society. 42(5): 769-787.

Hazlett, D. and Bakkensen, L. 2005. “Global Trade in CO2 Permits: A Classroom Experiment.” Perspectivesin Economic Education Research. 1(1): 18-43.

Book Chapters (Peer Reviewed)

Bakkensen, L. and Mendelsohn, R. Forthcoming. “Global Tropical Cyclone Damages and Fatalities Under Climate Change: An Updated Assessment.” Hurricane Risk, Vol 1, Ch 9. Springer.

Policy White Papers

Bakkensen, L. and Johnson, R. 2017. “The Economic Impacts of Extreme Weather: Tucson and Southern Arizona’s Current Risks and Future Opportunities.” Making Action Possible in Southern Arizona Dashboard.

Selected Work in Progress

Bakkensen, L., and Barrage, L. Flood Risk Belief Heterogeneity and Coastal Home Price Dynamics: Going Under Water? (Under review.)

Bakkensen, L., Paul, A., Mendelsohn, R., and Phillips, D. National Parks and Policy: What is their Worth, Who Benefits, and What Fee Should be Charged? (Under review.)

Schlager, E., Bakkensen, L., Olivier, T, and Hanlon, J. Institutional Design for a Complex Commons: Variations in the Design of Credible Commitments and the Provision of Public Goods. (Under review.)

Bakkensen, L. Learning from Public Information Under Conflicting Signals: Evidence from U.S. Tornadoes.

Bakkensen, L., and Ahmed, S. The Role of Risk Preferences in Climate Decisions: Evidence from Bangladeshi Farmers.

Bakkensen, L., and Barrage, L. Climate Shocks, Cyclones, and Economic Growth: Bridging the Micro-Macro Gap.

Bakkensen, L., and Barrage, L. Climate Change, Cyclone Risks, and Economic Growth: A ‘Business Cycles’ Approach.

Bakkensen, L., and Ma, L. Estimating Heterogeneous Preferences to Avoid Flood Risk and the Implications for Disaster Exposure.

Fan, Q., and Bakkensen, L. Inter-Regional Sorting as Adaptation to Hurricanes.