Growing water needs combined with uncertain but possibly deteriorating future hydrologic conditions could stress the Colorado River system in the coming 50 years.
Dec 18, 2012
Evan Bloom is an assistant policy analyst at RAND and a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Before coming to RAND, Bloom worked as an analyst at an economic consulting firm, Analysis Group, where he focused on a wide variety of topics, including health insurance, antitrust, and pharmaceuticals. At PRGS, his research has primarily focused on decision support tools in the face of deep uncertainty. He has used Robust Decision Making techniques on analyses of water supply and demand in the American West, strategies for achieving emissions targets at low costs in California's electricity markets, and interventions to prevent the spread of HIV in Los Angeles County. Bloom has a B.S. in management science and a B.A. in political science from the University of California San Diego.