Brett Lingle

Policy Analyst and Project Manager
Wharton Risk Center

Contact information

Email: blingle@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone: 215-898-9660
3819 Chestnut Street, Suite 130
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Brett Lingle is Policy Analyst and Project Manager at the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. His work focuses on disaster risk financing and the role of public policy in hazard mitigation and disaster recovery. 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.

Kousky, C. and B. Lingle (2017). “Post-Flood Mitigation: The NFIP’s Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage.” Issue Brief: Informed Decisions on Catastrophic Risk. Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. Philadelphia, PA, September.

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.