Adam Rose

  • Research Professor, USC Price School of Public Policy
  • Coordinator for Economics, Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) at USC
Office: (213) 740-8022

Expertise Summary

Expert in the economics of natural and human-caused hazards, including earthquakes and terrorist attacks, and in climate change and energy policy


  • energy and environmental economics
  • natural hazards and disasters (floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis)
  • terrorism (including bioterrorism)
  • economics of energy and climate change policy
  • carbon trading policies, including tradable emission permit
  • greenhouse gas cap and trade systems
  • climate change policy in the Western U.S., European Union, and Pacific Rim
  • coronavirus/COVID-19 effects
  • economics of equitable infrastructure development

Additional Information

  • Lead researcher for a report to the U.S. Congress on the net benefits of FEMA hazard mitigation grants
  • Member of an EPA Scientific Advisory Board Panel on the Second Generation Climate Change Policy Model