Extension Economics

The WSU School of Economic Sciences is committed to enhancing economic literacy in the state of Washington and society in general. SES’s Extension team is composed primarily of five faculty economists with outreach responsibilities. Additionally, other SES faculty have partial extension appointments, and all SES faculty are, from time to time, engaged with constituent’s problems and other issues of interest.

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Extension Areas

Community and Regional Economics
Washington is the most export reliant state in the country.  Many development projects have an outward component.  Thus regional development is intertwined and connected to the global economy.

Health Economics
Projects in health extension economics include studies on maternal work status and infant feeding practices, obesity and child nutrition, and mental health among older individuals due to job loss.

Environmental & Natural Resources

This site contains applied economics studies focusing on a diverse array of environmental and natural resources issues in the State of Washington

Specialty Crop Economics
This site contains information on extension economic studies focusing on a diverse array of specialty crops produced in Washington State.

Livestock Economics
Economics-oriented extension programming for livestock producers and industries. Program focuses on applied economics related to record keeping and financial analysis; cost of livestock diseases and their control; value-added enterprises; and environment interactions such as waste management, and grazing issues.

Tree Fruit Economics
Washington State is blessed by climate as one of the top tree fruit producing regions in the world. However, the world market for tree fruits is highly competitive. Effective economic knowledge is integral to both the Washington growers’ profitabilty and consumers’ satisfaction.

Wheat and Small Grains

This site includes updates and analyses of the marketing and economics issues of Washington produced wheat and small grains.

Other SES Programs

IMPACT Center
The IMPACT Center, located in the School of Economic Sciences at Washington State University, seeks to address economic, social, political, and technical problems that affect the competitiveness of Washington’s agriculture and related sectors.

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The WSU School of Economic Sciences is committed to enhancing economic literacy in the state of Washington and society in general. SES’s Extension team is composed primarily of five faculty economists with outreach responsibilities. Additionally, other SES faculty have partial extension appointments, and all SES faculty are, from time to time, engaged with constituent’s problems and other issues of interest.

New and Featured Links



Extension Areas
Community and Regional Economics
Washington is the most export reliant state in the country. Many development projects have an outward component. Thus regional development is intertwined and connected to the global economy.

Health Economics
Projects in health extension economics include studies on maternal work status and infant feeding practices, obesity and child nutrition, and mental health among older individuals due to job loss.

Environmental & Natural Resources

This site contains applied economics studies focusing on a diverse array of environmental and natural resources issues in the State of Washington

Specialty Crop Economics
This site contains information on extension economic studies focusing on a diverse array of specialty crops produced in Washington State.

Livestock Economics
Economics-oriented extension programming for livestock producers and industries. Program focuses on applied economics related to record keeping and financial analysis; cost of livestock diseases and their control; value-added enterprises; and environment interactions such as waste management, and grazing issues.

Tree Fruit Economics
Washington State is blessed by climate as one of the top tree fruit producing regions in the world. However, the world market for tree fruits is highly competitive. Effective economic knowledge is integral to both the Washington growers’ profitabilty and consumers’ satisfaction.

Wheat and Small Grains

This site includes updates and analyses of the marketing and economics issues of Washington produced wheat and small grains.


Other SES Programs
IMPACT Center
The IMPACT Center, located in the School of Economic Sciences at Washington State University, seeks to address economic, social, political, and technical problems that affect the competitiveness of Washington’s agriculture and related sectors.


NEWSLETTER

  1. Winter 2016

PRESENTATIONS

  1. The Practical Corridor Supply Chain: Multimodal Case Study Assessment presented at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC January 9th, 2017
  2. Poster presented by Jeremy L. Sage, Austin Miller, and J. Bradley Eustice at the 2016 PacTrans Conference in Seattle. Oct., 14
  3. Investing in Connectivity: A Geographic Argument for the Importance of Agricultural Freight Flows given by Eric Jessup at the WEAI meeting in Portland, OR. July, 29
  4. Conservation Procurement Auctions presented by Paksing Choi at the WEAI meeting in Portland, OR. July, 29 PDF Slides
  5. You Zhou and Jeremy Sage: “Know Your Neighbor: Spatial Effects of State Export Promotion and Infrastructure Investment.” Presented at 14th World Conference on Transport Research in Shanghai, China, July 10-15, 2016.
  6. Eric Jessup: Investing in Connectivity: A Geographic Argument for the Importance of Agricultural Freight Flows June 30
  7. Reroute or Wait It Out: Estimating Optimal Route Decisions in the Presence of Unexpected Delays May 2016

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PUBLICATIONS & PAPERS

  1. Papers:
  2. Benefits of Transportation Investments: How You Measure Matters
  3. Theme Overview: Agricultural Grain Transportation: Are We Underinvesting and Why?

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PROJECTS & REPORTS

  1. Report – Sage, Jeremy, Ken Casavant, and You Zhou. “U.S. 95 Freight Multi-Modal Corridor Supply Chain: A Pilot Study.” Report submitted to Idaho Transportation Department. 2015

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PEOPLE

Freight Policy Transportation Institute:
Director and Professor Ken Casavant,
Associate Research Professor Eric Jessup,
Associate Director of the Shcool of Economic Sciences and Professor Vicki McCracken and
Associate Professor Jia Yan.


Contact Info

Tim Nadreau
509-335-****

Washington State University