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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Faculty

Suzette Pedroso Galinato

Research Associate and Project Administrator

Full Vita


M.A. Economics, 2002, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada
B.S. Economics, 1998, University of the Philippines-Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

Fields of Interest

Environmental economics, Development economics,
Farm production, Sustainable agriculture


2007-present   Research Associate, IMPACT Center, School of Economic Sciences, WSU
2002-2008       Consultant, The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
2000-2002       Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics,
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
1998-2000       Research Assistant, Department of Economics, University of the Philippines,
Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

Publications (selected)

Refereed Articles

Extension Publication

  • Yoder, J., C.R. Shumway, P. Wandschneider, D. Young, H. Chouinard, A. Espinola-Arredondo, S. Galinato, C. Frear, D. Holland, E. Jessup, J. Lafrance, K. Lyons,                 M. McCullough, K. Painter and L. Stodick. 2010. Biofuel Economics and Policy for Washington StateWashington State University Agricultural Research Center Research Bulletin XB1047E. 135 pp.

On-going Collaborative Research

  • Assessment of the Cider Market: Pilot Study in Washington State
  • Developing a Management Strategy for Little Cherry Disease
  • Economic Costs and Benefits of Soil Improvement Practices
  • Effectiveness of a Pacific Northwest Revenue-Neutral Carbon Tax in the Context of the Federal Biofuel Policy
  • Grafting Watermelon: A New Sustainable Management Practice for Soilborne Disease and a New Value-Added Enterprise for Washington
  • Market Development and Production Research for the Cider/Perry Industry
  • Performance and Adoptability of Biodegradable Plastic Mulch for Sustainable Specialty Crop Production
  • Production Cost Estimation of Establishing a Cider Apple Orchard in Washington State
  • WA 38 Rootstock and Training Systems

Contact Info

E-mail address:

Office Location and Phone:

117 Hulbert Hall
(509) 335-1408