The Bellingham Business Journal
Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics selected Daniel A. Hagen, a professor of economics, as its 2010 Distinguished Research Fellow.
The Distinguished Research Fellow Award recognizes a tenured faculty member in the College of Business and Economics who has demonstrated sustained excellence through his or her scholarly contributions to research, creative scholarship and publication.
Hagen, who joined WWU in 1988, earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. His research focuses on environmental and resource economics as well as international trade.
Hagen has written or presented more than 60 publications, technical reports, and conference presentations. His research has been published in prestigious journals including the American Economic Review, Land Economics, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and Environmental and Resource Economics.
His research has been referenced by scholars around the world and has policy implications for a variety of environmental economics applications, such as valuing air pollution and forest lands.
Hagen has also shared his expertise outside the academic area by serving as a consultant to a number of public agencies, nongovernmental organizations and private firms.