Brett Lingle

Policy Analyst and Project Manager
Wharton Risk Center

Contact information

Email: blingle@wharton.upenn.edu
3819 Chestnut Street, Suite 130
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Brett Lingle is a Policy Analyst and Project Manager at the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. His work focuses on disaster risk financing, insurance, and improving public policies around disaster recovery and hazard mitigation. Before joining the Risk Center, he worked with Resources for the Future’s Rethinking Risk Initiative to analyze various aspects of the National Flood Insurance Program, FEMA’s disaster assistance and mitigation efforts, and federal policy’s influence on household and community resilience. Lingle has a B.A. in Politics from Pomona College and an M.A. in Environmental Policy from American University.

Lingle, B (2019). “Incentivizing Local Governments to Manage Disaster Risk More Effectively.” Climate Risk Solutions. August.

Kousky, C., B. Lingle, H. Kunreuther, and L. Shabman (2019). Moving the Needle on Closing the Flood Insurance Gap. Wharton Risk Center Issue Brief. February.

Kousky, C., K. Greig, and B. Lingle. (2019). Financing Third Party Wildfire Damages: Options for California’s Electric Utilities. Wharton Risk Center Report. February.

Lingle. B, and C. Kousky (2018). Florida’s Private Residential Flood Insurance Market. Wharton Risk Center Issue Brief. September.

Kousky, C. and B. Lingle (2018). The Three Maps That Explain Residential Flood Insurance. BRINK. September 13.

Kousky, C., K. Grieg, B. Lingle, and H. Kunreuther (2018). Wildfire Costs in California: The Role of Electric Utilities. Wharton Risk Center Issue Brief. August.

Kousky, C., H. Kunreuther, B. Lingle, and L. Shabman (2018). The Emerging Private Residential Flood Insurance Market in the United States. Wharton Risk Center Report. July.

Kousky, C. and B. Lingle (2018). Residential Flood Insurance in Puerto Rico. Wharton Risk Center Issue Brief. March.

Lingle, B., C. Kousky, and L. Shabman (2018). “Federal Disaster Rebuilding Spending: A Look at the Numbers.” Resilience Lab Notes. February 22.

Kousky, C. and B. Lingle (2017). “Are Floods Getting Worse for the National Flood Insurance Program?” Common Resources. October 11.

Lingle, B. (2017). “Legacy of Harvey and Irma Turns on FEMA’s Post-Disaster Response.” BRINK. September 15.

Kousky, C. and B. Lingle (2017). “Post-Flood Mitigation: The NFIP’s Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage.” Wharton Risk Center Issue Brief. Fall.

Kousky, C., B. Lingle, and L. Shabman (2017). “The Pricing of Flood Insurance.” Journal of Extreme Events. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S2345737617500014

Kousky, C., B. Lingle, L. Ritchie, and K. Tierney (2017).  “Social Return on Investment Analysis and Its  Applicability to Community Preparedness Activities: Calculating Costs and Returns.” Discussion Paper 17-12. Resources for the Future. Washington, DC, March.

Kousky, C., B. Lingle, and L. Shabman (2017). “Understanding the National Flood Insurance Program in New Jersey.” New Jersey Realtors Governmental Research Foundation. Trenton, NJ, January.

Kousky, C., B. Lingle and L. Shabman (2016). “NFIP Premiums for Single-Family Residential Properties: Today and Tomorrow.” Policy Brief 16-10. Resources for the Future. Washington, DC, September.

Kousky, C., B. Lingle, and L. Shabman (2016). “FEMA Public Assistance Grants: Implications of a Disaster Deductible.” Policy Brief 16-04. Resources for the Future. Washington, DC, April.