Water Resource Economist
Margaret Schneemann is the IISG water resource economist. Her position is part of a partnership between IISG, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), and the University of Illinois Extension. Ms. Schneemann is located in the CMAP offices in Chicago. She will be leading economic analysis to support the development and implementation of a sustainable water and supply plan for the Chicago region.
Before joining Sea Grant, Schneemann taught economics, finance and statistics at Robert Morris College while pursuing her doctorate in economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has also been a consultant for a variety of businesses and educational and government institutions. Schneemann holds a master’s degree in resource economics and policy from the University of Maine.