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Almira Salimgarieva

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. Economics, Washington State University, expected 2024
    • Advisors: Wesley Blundell (chair), Joe Cook, Jill McCluskey
  • B.S. Economics and Finance (with honors), University of Wisconsin, 2018

Research Interests

  • Primary: Applied Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Industrial Organization
  • Secondary: Behavioral Economics

Work in Progress

  • Enforcing Regulation when Violations are Heterogeneous: Evidence from U.S. Emissions Policy” with Wesley Blundell
  • Pollution Redemption in Case of In-kind Settlements
  • Do In-kind Settlements Facilitate Environmental Justice? Evidence from U.S. SEP Policy

Research Experience

  • Research Assistant for Dr. Ana Espinola-Arredondo, WSU
    Assisted with referee reports for Resource and Energy Economics, Summer 2020
  • Research Assistant for Dr. Wesley Blundell, WSU
    Data collection, cleaning and analysis for several research projects, 2021/2022

Teaching Experience

  • Solo Instructor – Washington State University
    • Managerial Economics for Decision Making (MBA level, online): Fall 2020
    • Fundamentals of Microeconomics (undergraduate, online, onsite): Spring 2021, Fall 2021
    • Managing the Global Environment (online): Summer 2021/2022
  • Teaching Assistant – Washington State University
    • Mathematical Economics with Applications (graduate level, onsite): Fall 2019
    • Fundamentals of Microeconomics (undergraduate level, onsite): Spring 2020
    • Microeconomic Theory I (graduate level, onsite): Fall 2020


  • “Enforcing Regulation when Violations are Heterogeneous: Evidence from U.S. Emissions Policy” presented at:
    • Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) Summer Conference, virtual, June 2021
    • Western Economic Association International (WEAI) Summer Conference, Portland OR, July 2022

Professional Activities

  • Referee reports:
    • Resource and Energy Economics, Summer 2020
  • Book Reviews:
    • Auction Theory: Introductory Exercises with Answer Keys. Felix Munoz-Garcia and Pak-Sing Choi. Springer-Nature
  • Memberships:
    • Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2021/2022
    • Western Economic Association International, 2022

Scholarships and Awards

  • C. Richard and Janet L. Shumway Graduate Fellowship, 2018
  • Monte and Carole Marti Scholarship, 2019


  • Computer: Python, R, STATA, SQL, SAS, LaTex
  • Languages: English (fluent), Russian (native), Tatar (native)