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Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Washington State University, 2023 (expected)
    • Advisors: Randy Fortenbery and Jeffrey Luckstead
    • Dissertation: Economic Applications in Food Production
  • University of Washington
    • Certificate of Data Science, 2023 (expected)
    • Certificate of Statistical Analysis with R Programming, 2019
  • B.S. in Finance, Mathematics, and Economics Magna Cum Laude, Linfield College – 2018

Research Interests

  • Primary: Agricultural Economics, Health Economics
  • Secondary: Economic Policy, Econometrics

Working Papers

  • “The Impacts of COVID-19 on Employment in the Essential Food and Agriculture Sector” with Bidisha Mandal
  • “The Impact of Revenue Protection Guarantees on Production of Wheat in Washington” with Jeffrey Luckstead & Randy Fortenbery
  • “The Influence of Commodity Exchange Price Provisions on Farmer Production Choices” with Jeffrey Luckstead & Randy Fortenbery

Presentations

  • “The Impact of Revenue Protection Guarantees on Production of Wheat in Washington” presented at:
    • Western Agricultural Economic Association (WAEA) Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, June 2022
  • “The Impacts of COVID-19 on Employment in the Essential Food and Agriculture Sector” presented at:
    • Agricultural and Applied Economic Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 2022
    • School of Economic Sciences Student Seminar, Pullman, WA, October 2021

Research Experience

  • Research Assistant to T. Randall Fortenbery — School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, U.S., 2019-2023

Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer — Washington State University
    • EconS 555 Managerial Economics (online): Fall 2022
  • Sole Instructor of Record — Washington State University
    • EconS 102 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics (online): Winter 2022
    • EconS 101 Fundamentals of Microeconomics (online): Winter 2021

Skills

STATA, R, Python, SQL, LaTeX, MS Office

References

Contact Info:

E-mail: Katelin A. Swanson

Office Location:

111H Hulbert Hall
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210