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Fynnwin Prager University of Southern California, USA

Fynnwin Prager is Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Co-Director of the Economics Institute at CSU Dominguez Hills, College of Business Administration and Public Policy. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at USC’s Price School of Public Policy and Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), and he remains affiliated with the Center. He received his PhD in Policy, Planning, and Development from the Price School, and his research and publications have focused on the policy and economics of disasters, particularly environmental and terrorism policy, and the impacts to regional economies and transportation systems. Dr. Prager’s dissertation focused on climate policy, and used Computable General Equilibrium modeling to analyze the economic and distributional impacts of US federal emissions trading policy. He has also published on similar assessments of California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (AB32) and co-founded Carbon Retirement, an innovative London-based carbon offsets company. Fynnwin has worked on studies for numerous organizations, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. National Biosurveillance Integration Center, World Trade Center, Los Angeles, and South Bay Workforce Investment Board on the economic impacts of trade facilitation, airport wait times, influenza epidemics, foreign business investments and new technologies.