Professor of Economics Ilan Noy is the holder of the Chair in the Economics of Disasters and Climate Change. He and his team are based within the Wellington School of Business and Government at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.
Ilan and his research group study disasters—including earthquakes, epidemics, droughts, and cyclones—and other phenomena related to climate change. The research focuses on domestic and international case studies and comparative analysis of economic aspects of these extreme events.
Professor Noy teaches two courses on the economics of disasters: