Noah Dormady is an award-winning economist and public policy professor at The Ohio State University. He specializes in energy and environmental policy and economics, economic resilience to natural hazards, risk and decision analysis, and applied public policy analysis.
Dormady’s research evaluates the relationship between government regulation and markets (e.g., electricity markets, carbon markets) and how the design of markets for critical infrastructure impacts society. His research also evaluates how businesses are affected by disruptions to critical infrastructure that occur in disasters, and what those businesses can do to cost-effectively bounce back. Similarly, his research also evaluates how decision makers of all types respond to disruptions, disasters, and government regulations, market designs and policies.
His research has been published in a broad array of peer-reviewed journals and government publications. These include Energy Economics, The Energy Journal, Risk Analysis, the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, the International Journal of Production Economics, Natural Hazards Review, the Journal of Public Policy, and the Journal of Commodity Markets. He serves as Associate Editor for Natural Hazards Review and the Journal of Critical Infrastructure Policy.
His work has been funded by an array of federal, state, private and nonprofit organizations. These include the Department of Homeland Security, the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the National Center for the Middle Market, the John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation and the Center for Climate Strategies.
He is a fellow at two U.S. Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence; the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI) at the University of Illinois, and the Center for Risk and the Economic Analysis of Threats and Emergencies (CREATE) at the University of Southern California. He is the 2012 co-recipient of the national REMI Award for Economic Analysis from Regional Economic Models Inc. Dormady received his doctorate from the University of Southern California.