Albers School of Business and Economics
Faculty and Staff

Gareth P. Green, PhD

  • Gareth P. Green, PhD
    PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of CA, Berkeley
    MS, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of CA, Berkeley
    BA, Economics, University of Washington
    Chair, Dept. of Economics
    Associate Professor, Economics
    Phone: 206-296-2536
    Building/Room: Pigott 504

    Teaching Areas

    • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
    • Water Resource Management
    • Fair Trade Coffee Markets


    Personal Bio

    Dr. Gareth Green received his Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics in 1995 from the University of California at Berkeley and his B.A. in Economics at the University of Washington. Green teaches microeconomics, statistics, environmental and natural resource economics, and managerial economics. Green's research interests include natural resource and environmental economics, behavioral economics, and statistical modeling. Specific examples of his research include the economics of fair trade coffee markets, designing water purchase programs for the Bureau of Reclamation for salmon habitat restoration in Idaho and Washington, developing and instituting water pricing policies in California irrigation districts, estimating the technology-adoption response to water pricing regulations, examining the potential for environmental water marketing and leasing in Washington State, and behavioral economics related to environmental investment decisions over time. Dr. Green began teaching at Seattle University in the fall of 2000, is a Seattle native and enjoys the many outdoor recreational activities available in the Pacific Northwest.