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Expert: Dr. Howard Kunreuther
Professor of Decision Sciences and Business and Public Policy; Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center co-director; Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative faculty affiliate
Credentials: Dr. Kunreuther has a long-standing interest in ways that society can better manage low-probability, high-consequence events related to technological and natural hazards.
Expert: Dr. Erwann Michel-Kerjan
Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center executive director, Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative faculty affiliate
Credentials: Dr. Michel-Kerjan is an authority on managing the risks, the financial impacts and the public policy challenges associated with catastrophic events.
They are co-authors of the Penn Wharton PPI issue brief:
and Risk Center issue briefs:
"Who’s paying and who’s benefiting most from flood insurance under the NFIP? A Financial Analysis of the U.S. National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)"
"How long do homeowners keep their flood insurance coverage? An Analysis of Contract Choices and Insurance Tenure under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)"
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