Adriana Kocornik-Mina

Adriana Kocornik-Mina is Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. Her research interests include subnational growth dynamics, entrepreneurship and adaptation to climate change. Adriana holds a PhD in Public Policy from George Mason University.

Content by Adriana Kocornik-Mina
  • Blog post

    Flooding and urban adaptation

    If the economic costs of flooding are high, and cities at lower elevations tend to flood more frequently, why do communities continue to rebuild on the same, flood-prone lands? This blog explores the economic impact of flooding and suggests that aid for reconstruction could be used to encourage economic activity to shift away from flood prone areas. Floods are among...

    6 May 2016 | Adriana Kocornik-Mina, Tom McDermott, Guy Michaels, Ferdinand Rauch