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James Neumann is a Principal at Industrial Economics, Incorporated, a Cambridge, Massachusetts consulting firm that performs economic analysis of environmental policies. He was the co-editor, with Robert Mendelsohn, of The Impact of Climate Change on the United States Economy, (1999) an integrated analysis of economic consequences of climate change. Mr. Neumann specializes in analysis of the impacts of sea-level rise. With IPCC lead author Dr. Gary Yohe, he has co-authored a series of published studies on U.S. impacts of sea level rise, including a state-of-the-science review for the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. Mr. Neumann is also a contributing author to two Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Products (CCSP SAP): 4.1 and 4.6, addressing climate change effects on human welfare and sensitivity to sea level rise. He has recently studied impacts of sea level rise in Florida and the Delaware Bay region, and he is currently directing a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency project to update and improve models of protect/retreat decisions for the U.S. coastline.