Brigitte Roth Tran, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Local Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters, with Daniel Wilson


Thursday, September 21, 2023


SF 8:00am, NYC 11:00am, BERLIN 5:00pm



Brigitte Roth Tran is a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, where she studies economic impacts of climate risks. Dr. Roth Tran’s research is focused on measuring how extreme weather and natural disasters affect a wide range of economic and financial outcomes in order to inform strategic mitigation and adaptation to climate change. Dr. Roth Tran earned her Bachelors of Science in economics at Caltech and PhD in economics at UC San Diego, where she took course work on climate change at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography as an NSF IGERT Fellow.

This seminar is part of the Virtual Seminar on Climate Economics series hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and is open to everyone interested in research on the economics of climate change.

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