Carolyn Kousky

Carolyn Kousky is director of the Policy Incubator at the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research has examined disaster insurance markets, the National Flood Insurance Program, federal disaster aid and response, and policy responses to potential changes in extreme events with climate change.

How America Fails at Communicating Flood Risks

We have good data about flood risks. The challenge is getting it to people when they need it, in a way that’s useful.