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Margaret Black
Senior Associate

Margaret  Black Ms. Black specializes in applied economics and technical communication. Her work supports a variety of federal regulatory programs, particularly those related to climate change, endangered species protection, and homeland security. Ms. Black has extensive experience designing and implementing cost-benefit and regulatory impact analyses, and has contributed to the development of state-of-the-art methods for regulatory analysis. An experienced technical writer and editor, Ms. Black is skilled at translating complex concepts into accessible reports and presentations for a wide range of audiences, from policymakers to industry stakeholders and the public.

Ms. Black holds a B.A. in Environmental Technology and Policy from Swarthmore College, and an M.S. in Urban Planning from Columbia University, where she specialized in environmental planning.


> Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation
> Climate Change Mitigation
> Economic and Regulatory Analysis
> Benefit Cost Evaluation
> Spatial Analysis
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Margaret specializes in spatial analysis and is skilled at applying advanced geospatial techniques to help inform climate change impacts analyses and regulatory decision-making.

> Margaret recently supported EPA’s Climate Change Division in producing Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action, a report on the physical and monetary benefits to the U.S. of reducing global greenhouse gas emissions.