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Michael Brady, PhD Faculty

Assistant Professor and Extension Economist

Dr. Brady focuses on specialty crop production including tree fruits, vineyards, vegetables, horticulture and nursery crops. He also has an interest in issues related to water use and irrigated agriculture. Dr. Brady is involved in a number of projects focusing on modeling coupled human and environmental systems in an interdisciplinary framework. He has analyzed the economic impact of various agriculture industries in Washington. He also conducts research on farmland ownership, agricultural land values, and land use change.

Research Interests


Assistant Professor and Extension Economist, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, 2012-Present

Assistant Research Professor, IMPACT Center and School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, 2009-2011

Research Economist, Economic Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Washington D.C., 2007-2009

Sciences International, Inc., Alexandria, VA, 1998-2000


PhD., Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, Ohio State University, 2007

MA, Economics, Ohio State University, 2004

MSc, Environment and Geography, London School of Economics, 2001

BA, Zoology, Miami University, 1998

Publications, Extension Reports, and Other Articles

See CV for updated list of all publications.


Contact Info

Michael Brady

Email Address:

Office Location:
Hulbert 203E
Phone: (509) 335-0979
Office hours: by appointment

EconS450: Advanced Farm and Ranch Management

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