Adriana worked with the Grantham Research Institute from March 2013 until August 2015, where she contributed to the Adaptation and Development programme.
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.
- Adaptation to climate change;
- Subnational patterns of risk from climate hazards;
- Growth dynamics and vulnerability to climate change.
Research - 2016
Adapting to climate change requires the engagement of all actors in society. Until recently, the predominant research focus has been... Read more
Research - 2015
Does economic activity relocate away from areas that are at high risk of recurring shocks? We examine this question in... Read more
Adapting to climate change requires the engagement of all actors in society. Until recently, predominant research focus has been on... Read more
Policy - 2015
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
News - 2015
Developing countries should tackle the twin opportunities of climate resilience and economic resilience together argue Adriana Kocornik-Mina and Samuel Fankhauser. Read more