Jennifer F. Helgeson

Jennifer F. Helgeson


Jennifer F. Helgeson
Research Economist Applied Economics Office of the Engineering Laboratory (EL)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Dr. Jennifer Helgeson currently leads the office’s work on the “Economics of Community Resilience Planning.”  Dr. Helgeson obtained her PhD in Environmental & Developmental Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE) under a Grantham Institute for Climate Change Research scholarship and was also supported by NSF funding. Jennifer is primarily interested in economic analyses that consider behavioral aspects and approaches to dealing with environmental issues, especially consideration for cost-effectiveness of community- scale mitigation and adaptation efforts. She has also previously contributed to work on the Building for Economic and Environmental Sustainability (BEES) approach.

All sessions by Jennifer F. Helgeson

Session #5 | Economic Development

10:30 am-12:00 pm
Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, Chesapeake Ballroom