Research

Published Work

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.

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. Estimating the Damages of Mediterranean Hurricanes (Revise and Resubmit)

Bakkensen, L., Paul, A., Mendelsohn, R., and Phillips, D. 2016. How “National” Are National Parks? (Under Review)

Bakkensen, L., Shi, X., and Zurita, B. The Impact of Disaster Data on Estimating Damage Determinants and Climate Costs (Under Review)

Bakkensen, L. Public Versus Private Risk Information: Evidence from U.S. Tornadoes

Bakkensen, L and Barrage, L. Do Disasters Affect Growth? A Macro Model-Based Perspective on the Empirical Debate

Bakkensen, L. and Barrage, L. Heterogeneous Climate Beliefs and U.S. Home Price Dynamics: Going Under Water?

Bakkensen, L., and Barrage, L. Hurricane Impacts and Policy Responses: Integrating Micro-Estimates with Macro-Modeling

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

Bakkensen, L. and Mendelsohn, R. The Economics of Tropical Cyclones Under Climate Change: Incorporating the Impact of Global Hurricane Characteristics and Level of Development

Bakkensen, L., Park, S., Sarkar, R. Wind Versus Rain: Tropical Cyclone Damages Under Climate Change