Christina P. Tapia, PhD

Christina Tapia

PhD, Economics, University of Washington
MA, Economics, University of Washington
MEd, University of Washington
BA, Economics, History, University of Washington - Magna cum laude with college honors in Economics

Senior Adjunct, Economics

Building/Room: Pigott 433

Teaching Areas

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics


Personal Bio

Christina Tapia first taught economics in the Albers School of Business and Economics in 2007. Since then, she has taught both graduate and undergraduate economics in the Albers School. Dr. Tapia has also taught economics in the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington in the MBA and Executive MBA programs, and is currently a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Economics. Research interests and consulting experience include issues in the fields of compensation systems and real estate.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Tapia is an economist at Northwest Economics, LLC, where she specializes in estimating economic damages in the context of litigation.

Dr. Tapia is a member of the Visiting Committee in the Department of Economics at the University of Washington; a mentor in the U.W. Economics Undergraduate Mentorship Program; and a member of the American Economic Association, the National Association of Forensic Economists, the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, the American Rehabilitation Economics Association, and the Seattle Economics Council. Dr. Tapia enjoys spending time with her family, running, traveling, and developing her skills as a novice beekeeper.