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IDRiM 2018  • 2–4 October 2018 • Sydney, Australia

Ilan-Noy

Ilan Noy

Professor Ilan Noy

Professor of Economics at Victoria University and the Chair in the Economics of Disasters

Biography

Ilan is a Professor of Economics at Victoria University and the Chair in the Economics of Disasters. His research and teaching focus on the economic aspects of natural hazards and disasters, and other related topics in environmental, development, and international economics. He is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of Economics of Disasters and Climate Change, a journal published by SpringerNature.

He previously worked at the University of Hawaii, and consulted for the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, UNISDR, the International Monetary Fund, ASEAN, the Japanese Government, and the Chilean Central Bank.

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: A Dismal Examination of a Boring Topic: An Economic Perspective on Disaster Insurance

The Christchurch Earthquake in New Zealand (2011) was one of the most insured disasters ever. Yet the insurance system there failed to deliver the best of all possible worlds, and in multiple ways. The lecture will focus on several observations on disaster insurance and its discontents.

 

John Handmer

Professor John Handmer (RMIT School of Science; Geography, University of Melbourne; IIASA), is a human geographer. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Integrated Research on Disaster...

Robert Glasser

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Anne Hale Miglarese

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Sarah Barker

Sarah Barker is a Special Counsel at MinterEllison. She has two decades' experience as a corporate lawyer, and is regarded as one of the world's foremost experts on investment governance...

Stephanie Chang

Dr. Chang is a professor at the University of British Columbia, Canada, with the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) and the Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability (IRES)....

Ilan Noy

Professor Ilan Noy Professor of Economics at Victoria University and the Chair in the Economics of Disasters Biography Ilan is a Professor of Economics at Victoria University and the Chair...

Jean-Michel Tanguy

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