Quantitative applied climate economics

Project 5d

LSE Lead: Professor Leonard Smith

Open questions remain in how the insurance sector can exploit and evaluate the wide-ranging and rapidly growing range of ‘information’ on the economic impacts of future climate change.

This project aims to answer some of those questions by evaluating the skill in short-term to decadal forecasts of weather phenomena relevant to insurance, and assessing the impact of potential application of such forecasts for user groups.