Eric Jessup.

Eric Jessup, Research Professor

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Eric Jessup is an Assistant Research Professor with the School of Economic Sciences at Washington State University. He received his PhD in Agricultural Economics from Washington State University in 1998 and his Master of Agricultural Economics from the University of Kentucky in 1992. Dr. Jessup’s area of interest are in Transportation Economics, Freight Systems Modeling and Geo-spatial Analysis.
Jia Yan.

Jia Yan, Professor

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Jia Yan is an associate professor of Economics at Washington State University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of California at Irvine. Before joining Washington State University in 2007, he taught in Faculty of Business of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Yan’s research covers Transportation Economics, Applied Microeconomics, and Applied Econometrics. He has published his papers in such journal as Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs, Econometrica, Journal of Urban Economics, and Transportation Research Record. His Ph.D. dissertation won the dissertation award of the Transport and Public Utility Group of the American Economic Association in 2003. He also won the research excellence award of the Faculty of Business of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2006.
Suzette Galinato.

Suzette Galinato, Research Associate

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Suzette Galinato is a production economist and assistant director at the IMPACT Center, School of Economic Sciences in Washington State University. She received her BS in Economics from the University of the Philippines-Los Baños and MA in Economics from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada. Before joining Washington State University, she worked as a consultant in The World Bank on projects relating to linkages of economic development, environment and policy. 

At WSU, Suzette’s areas of interest are on farm production, sustainable agriculture, and agriculture supply chain. Her current research programs include the development of crop enterprise budgets, and economic feasibility analysis of adopting new technologies, and novel or improved practices in agricultural crop production. She also maintains the FPTI’s