Adriana Kocornik-MinaFormer staff
Now Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University

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  • Adriana Kocornik-Mina

    Former Post Doctoral Researcher

    Adriana worked with the Grantham Research Institute from March 2013 until August 2015, where she contributed to the Adaptation and Development programme.

    Background

    Adriana holds a PhD in Public Policy from George Mason University.

    She previously worked on electricity transmission at the US Department of Energy and was a Research Fellow at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Public Policy at George Mason University.

    Adriana has taught research methods and governance and policy processes to graduate students at Georgetown University and George Mason University, respectively.

    Research interests

    • Adaptation to climate change;
    • Subnational patterns of risk from climate hazards;
    • Growth dynamics and vulnerability to climate change.

    2016

    Research article  19 May, 2016

    Multinational and large national corporations and climate adaptation: are we asking the right questions? A review of current knowledge and a new research perspective

    Adapting to climate change requires the engagement of all actors in society. Until recently, the predominant research focus has been on governments, communities, and the third sector as key actors … read more »

    2015

    Adriana Kocornik-Mina
    Working paper  15 December, 2015

    Flooded cities

    Does economic activity relocate away from areas that are at high risk of recurring shocks? We examine this question in the context of floods, which are among the costliest and … read more »

    Working paper  11 March, 2015

    Multinational corporations and climate adaptation – Are we asking the right questions? A review of current knowledge and a new research perspective

    Adapting to climate change requires the engagement of all actors in society. Until recently, predominant research focus has been on governments, communities and the third sector as key actors in … read more »

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    2015

    Policy paper  21 September, 2015

    Climate change adaptation in dynamic economies

    Adaptation presents developing countries with the ultimate dual challenge – building a rapidly evolving, sustainable economy within an environment increasingly altered by the impacts of climate change. To meet this challenge, adaptation policy must find balance and create synergy between the two, as climate resilience and economic resilience go hand in hand. read more »

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    2015

    Commentary  23 September, 2015

    Climate resilience and economic resilience go hand in hand

    Developing countries should tackle the twin opportunities of climate resilience and economic resilience together argue Adriana Kocornik-Mina and Samuel Fankhauser. read more »

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