Vincent Smith

Vincent Smith, Professor of Economics, MSU

Vincent Smith, Professor of Agricultural Economics, is a Distinguished Scholar of the Western Agricultural Economics Association.  He is an internationally recognized expert on agricultural and international trade policy.

Henry Olsen

Henry Olsen, Washington Post columnist

Henry Olsen. a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and regular columnist for the Washington Post, studies American politics and is one of the leading analysts of voting and polling trends in the United States.

Chris Stoddard

Chris Stoddard, Professor of Economics, MSU

Christiana Stoddard, Professor of Economics, has published widely on education and related policy issues.  Her work on the relationship between teachers’ pay and academic performance has received national attention.

Mariana Carrera

Mariana Carrera, Assistant Professor of Economics, MSU

Mariana Carrera, Assistant Professor of Economics, is an expert on the economics of health care and health care policy and the “go-to” scholar in Montana on the economic impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic.

Wendy Stock

Wendy Stock, Professor of Economics

Wendy Stock, Professor of Economics, is an expert on the economics of immigration and other labor market issues whose work has been published in the leading economics journals in the world.

Richard Ready

Richard Ready, Professor of Economics, MSU

Richard Ready, Professor of Economics, is an expert on the economics of the environment and climate change. His scholarly work has been widely published in environmental and resource economics journals and he serves on national and international committees that address climate change and environmental concerns.

Isaac Swensen

Isaac Swensen, Associate Professor of Economics, MSU

Isaac Swensen, Associate Professor of Economics, has published extensively on labor market and criminal justice issues, including the incidence of campus rapes and open carry laws.

Andrew Hill

Andrew Hill, Associate Professor of Economics, MSU

Andrew Hill, Associate Professor of Economics, is an expert on education policy issues.  His work has been widely published in leading journals on the economics of education.

Greg Gilpin

Greg Gilpin, Associate Professor of Economics and DAEE Department Head

Greg Gilpin, Associate Professor of Economics, is an expert on macroeconomic policy issues who teaches the graduate course in macroeconomics at Montana State University.  His research has been published in leading economics journals and addresses important policy issues.