Gareth 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
Acting Chair, Dept. of Finance
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


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.