Risk and resilience decision-making

How can we make decisions that are robust no matter what the future holds?  How do we balance the pressing needs of today against the looming uncertainty of tomorrow?
We have worked on a number of projects that help organisations and communities balance competing objectives and navigate deep uncertainty, including the development of decision support tools, economic evaluation tools, and decision evaluation guidance.

Seismic resilience decision support tool

Seismic resilience decision support tool

 A prototype tool to guide choices about where to invest time, effort, and resources to maximise improvements to seismic resilience.
Overview The 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquake sequence caused significant ...
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Economics of Resilient Infrastructure

Economics of Resilient Infrastructure

Economics of Resilient Infrastructure (EoRI) is a research project funded by the New Zealand government.  Running from 2012 – 2016, the EoRI project developed a suite of new models to: ...
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Disaster risk management evaluation

Disaster risk management evaluation

A framework for assessing and comparing disaster risk intervention options. This framework will help decision-makers assess intervention options such as policy changes, investments in physical infrastructure, land use ...
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Wellington Lifelines Resilience Programme Business Case

Wellington Lifelines Resilience Programme Business Case

Economic modelling of a Wellington Fault earthquake scenario to evaluate the effectiveness of infrastructure investment options. Resilient Organisations partnered with Market Economics and GNS Science to carry out economic modelling ...
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Uncertainty quantification of economic modelling

Uncertainty quantification of economic modelling

This project aims to improve our ability to understand and report on uncertainty related to economic modelling of disruption events.  Specifically, this project aims to develop a method for propagating ...
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