- Ph.D., Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Yale University, 2014
- M.Phil., Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Yale University, 2012
- M.Sc., Environment and Development, London School of Economics, 2007
- B.A., Economics, Whitman College, 2005
- Natural Disaster Adaptation
- Climate Change Impacts
- Risk and Adaptation
Selected adaptation publications:
Bakkensen, L., C. Fox-Lent, L. Read, and I. Linkov. Valdating resilience and vulnerability indices in the context of natural disasters. Forthcoming in Risk Analysis.
Bakkensen, L. and R. Mendelsohn, 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 L. Bakkensen, 2016. Did adaptation strategies work? High fatalities from tropical cyclones in the North Indian Ocean and future vulnerability under global warming. Natural Hazards, 1-15 (published online Feb. 29, 2016). http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-016-2250-z
Bakkensen, L., and W. Larson, 2014. Population matters when modeling hurricane fatalities, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111(50):E5331-E5332.
Mendelsohn, R., K. Emanuel, S. Chonabayashi, and L. Bakkensen, 2012. The impact of climate change on global tropical cyclone damage. Nature Climate Change, 2(2): 1-5.
- Human Dimensions of Climate Change
- Interdisciplinary Problem-Solving
- Public Policy and Governance
- Resource Economics
- Risk Analysis