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Juan Fung

Economist

Juan F. Fung received a PhD in economics, as well as an MS in statistics, from
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Juan is currently working on selected
topics in community resilience, including estimating costs of retrofitting
government buildings for seismic events and quantifying a community's indirect
benefits from disaster resilience.
 

Publications

Quantifying Macroeconomic Resilience Dividends in Cedar Rapids

Author(s)
Juan F. Fung, Jennifer F. Helgeson, Cheyney M. O'Fallon, David H. Webb, Harvey Cutler
Cedar Rapids, Iowa offers a unique case study in planning for increased resilience. In 2008, Cedar Rapids experienced severe flooding. Rather than simply

The Lumberton, North Carolina Flood of 2016: A Community Resilience Focused Technical Investigation

Author(s)
John W. van de Lindt, Walter G. Peacock, Judith Mitrani-Reiser, Nathanael Rosenheim, Derya Deniz, Maria K. Dillard, Tori Tomiczek, Maria Koliou, Andrew Graettinger, Shane Crawford, Kenneth W. Harrison, Andre Barbosa, Jennifer Tobin, Jennifer F. Helgeson, Lori Peek, Mehrdad Memari, Elaina Sutley, Sara Hamideh, Donghwan Gu, Stephen A. Cauffman, Juan F. Fung
In early October 2016 Hurricane Matthew crossed North Caroline as a category 1 storm with some areas receiving 15-18 inches of rainfall on already saturated

A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Cedar Rapids

Author(s)
Jennifer F. Helgeson, Juan F. Fung, Cheyney M. O'Fallon, David H. Webb, Harvey Cutler
This report presents the development of a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model for the regional economy of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The general approach that
Created September 24, 2019