Ms. Willwerth is an applied economist who specializes in resource valuation in the context of climate change analysis and damage assessment. Ms. Willwerth has applied her skills in data management, statistical programming, economic analysis, and problem solving to a variety of projects both in the U.S. and internationally. Her areas of expertise include the integration of biophysical and economic models for natural disaster risk assessments and water policy analyses, and human use and non-use loss estimates for Natural Resource Damage Assessment cases. She has also worked with several public entities in the western U.S. to monetize economic and natural resources damages due to wildfires.
Ms. Willwerth holds a B.S. in Natural Resource Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a M.S. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.