The Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, established in 1985, is a research center affiliated with the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Engaging students and faculty throughout the University in collaborations, research projects, and other partnerships, the Center is recognized worldwide as a leader in risk-related research and policy analysis. The Risk Center also serves as a bridge between scholars at Penn and organizations and decision-makers in the public and private sectors.

The Wharton Risk Center is engaged in a wide breath of research and education activities on the topic of climate risk management. Most of this work is housed in the Center's Climate Risk and Resilience Lab, where we are building on the Risk Center's long history of climate research and engagement, as well as the Disaster Risk Management Lab. Current areas of research focus include: risk management of extreme events; the role of insurance in coastal climate adaptation; the impact of climate risks, particularly flooding and sea-level rise, on housing markets; the role of central banks in managing climate risks; private sector climate governance; energy policy; and the design of deep decarbonation pathways.  The Risk Center's Policy Incubator supports novel approaches for increasing resilience through the development of visionary ideas, encouragement of innovative thinkers, and the advancement of workable on-the-ground solutions.

For more information, visit the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center website.