Research

Working Papers

  • Earthquakes and Economic Growth
  • An Approach to Visualizing Spatial Exposure Data for Comparing Earthquakes
  • The Relationship between Nightlight and Socio­economic Variables at High Spatial Resolutions, with D. Pennerstorfer, F. Sinabell, and C. Small.
  • Gulf Coast Parents Speak: Children’s Health Outcomes in the Aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, with J. Beedasy, E. Petkova, J.Sury, E. Jeong Oh, W.-Y. Tsai.

Published Peer-Reviewed Articles

Published Reports

Conference Presentations

  • 2018 General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, Valletta, Malta. A New Approach to Comparing Earthquakes Discussed using the Example of Chile and Haiti 2010.
  • 2018 World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Gothenburg, Sweden. Long-Run Growth Impacts of Natural Disasters and the Connection to the Spatial Pattern of the Natural Hazard.
  • 2018 Sustainable Development Research Symposium, New York, NY. The relationship between nightlight and socio­economic variables at a high resolution. (research with D. Pennerstorfer, F. Sinabell, and C. Small)
  • 2018 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA. Long Term Health Effects on Children and Adolescents in Areas Heavily Impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. (research with J. Beedasy, J. Sury, K. Keating, J. Chistos Rogers, T. Chandler, T. Slack, and M. Lee.)

Conference Posters

  • 2018 General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, Valletta, Malta. Long-Run Impacts of Earthquakes on Economic Growth.
  • 2018 Data Science Day, Columbia University, New York, NY. Long Term Health Outcomes of Children and Adolescents in Areas Heavily Impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. (research with J. Beedasy, J. Sury, J. Brooks, K. Keating, J. Chistos Rogers, T. Chandler, M. Lee, and T. Slack.)
  • 2016 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. The Long-term Impacts of Earthquakes on Economic Growth.
  • 2016 Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Natural Hazards Center, Broomfield, CO. The Measurement of Earthquakes for Social Sciences.
  • 2016 Data Science Day, Columbia University, New York, NY. The Impacts of Earthquakes on Economic Productivity.
  • 2013 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Drought – A Global Assessment. (research with Jan von der Goltz and Prabhat Barnwal)