Victoria University of Wellington
Ilan is the Chair in the Economics of Disasters and Professor of Economics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. The Chair is supported by the New Zealand Earthquake Commission and the Ministry of Primary Industries. He was previously tenured at the University of Hawaii (2003-2011). His research and teaching focuses on the economic aspects of natural hazards and disasters, on financial crises, and other related topics in international, environmental, and development economics.