On April 21 from 2-3pm EST, CPO will host the webinar “Exploring Socioeconomic methodologies – cost-benefit and beyond.” The webinar is the first in a series that will explore relevant research and applications topics for the “Managing Water Resources Along the Coast” community of practice sponsored jointly by CPO’s COCA and SARP programs.
Dr. Charles S. Colgan
Dr. Charles S. Colgan is the Director of Research for the Center for the Blue Economy at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and Editor of the Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics. He is also a Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Planning at the University of Southern Maine and leads a COCA-SARP project estimating the costs and benefits of seal level rise adaptation in the water utilities of the Saco Bay region of Maine.
Dr. Jennifer Helgeson
Dr. Jennifer Helgeson is a Research Economist in the Applied Economics Office of the Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) where she leads a project on the “Economics of Community Resilience Planning.” She is also the developer of the recently released Economic Decision Guide Software (EDGe$) Tool and is an investigator on a COCA/SARP project that examines the Response to and Mitigation of compound water hazards in rural communities of Eastern North Carolina.