Economics Experts

John Baldridge

Bureau of Business and Economic Research 

Area of Expertise:

Data Analysis; Quantitative and Qualitative Research; Survey Research

Patrick Barkey

Bureau of Business and Economic Research 

Area of Expertise:

Economic Impact of Energy Development; Economic Impact of Trade with Canada; Montana Economy; Property Tax Treatment of the Telecommunications Industry

Erik Berg

Bureau of Business and Economic Research 

Area of Expertise:

Fire and Forest Science; Forest Management; Forest Products Industry

Jeff Bookwalter

Department of Economics 

Area of Expertise:

Applied Microeconomics; Development Issues in Poor Countries; Development Microeconomics

Amanda Dawsey

Department of Economics 

Area of Expertise:

Game Theory; Industrial Organization Law and Ecnomics; Microeconomic Theory; Public Finance

Thale Dillon

Bureau of Business and Economic Research 

Area of Expertise:

Conditions Faced by Vulnerable Children and Families in Montana; Forest Economics; Tourism and Forestry Research; Survey Research and Statistical Analysis

Steven Hayes

Bureau of Business and Economic Research 

Area of Expertise:

Forest Products Industry and Manufacturing 

Charles Keegan

Bureau of Business and Economic Research 

Area of Expertise:

New Forest Management Regimes Related to Ecosystem Restoration and Fire Hazard Reduction; Structure and Operations of the Forest Products Industry

Derek Kellenberg

Department of Economics 

Area of Expertise:

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics; International Economics

Clayton Looney

Management Information Systems (School of Business Administration) 

Area of Expertise:

Leveraging Expertise in Human-Computer Interaction; Cognitive Psychology; Behavioral Economics; Overcoming Decision-Making Biases via Technology Design

Chelsea McIver

Bureau of Business and Economic Research 

Area of Expertise:

Economic Benefits of Forestry Restoration 

Todd Morgan

Bureau of Business & Economic Research

Area of Expertise:

Forest Economics; Natural Resource Economics; Timber Harvesting, Logging Utilization and Primary Wood Manufacturing Products 

Katrina Mullan

Department of Economics 

Area of Expertise:

Applied Econometrics; Development Economics; Environmental Economics

Helen Naughton

Department of Economics 

Area of Expertise:

Applied Econometrics, Environmental Economics, International Economics

Paul Polzin

Bureau of Business and Economic Research 

Area of Expertise:

Montana Economy; Natural Resources Industry 

Thomas M. Power

Department of Economics 

Area of Expertise:

Regional Economics; Resource Economics

Ranjan Shrestha

Department of Economics

Area of Expertise:

Development Economics; Health Economics; Labor and Demographic Economics

Eric Simmons

Bureau of Business and Economic Research 

Area of Expertise:

Fire Suppression; Forest Inventory; Forest Products Industry; Fuels Management; Reforestation

Bryce Ward

Bureau of Business and Economic Research 

Area of Expertise:

Econometric Analysis and Applied Microecnomics; Environment and Natural Resource Economics; Health Economics; Labor Economics; Public Finance; Urban and Regional Economics