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Faculty Wesley Blundell

Wesley Blundell


Research Interests

  • Environmental Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Microeconomics


Assistant Professor, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, 2020-Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics,California State University, East Bay, Aug. 2017 – 2020


Ph.D., Economics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ – May 2017
M.A., Economics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ – May 2014
B.S., Mathematics and B.A., Economics, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA – July 2012

Published Papers:

“Escalation of Scrutiny: The Gains from Dynamic Enforcement of Environmental Regulations” (with Gautam Gowrisankaran & Ashley Langer), American Economic Review, 110(8), August 2020
“When Threats Become Credible: A Natural Experiment of Environmental Enforcement from Florida” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 101, May 2020”


Contact Info

Wesley Blundell

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Office Location:
Hulbert 103F
Phone: (509) 335-1007
Office hours: by appointment