Appalachian Experimental and Environmental Economics Workshop held April 26-27

The Department of Economics, the Center for Economic Research & Policy Analysis and the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University will host the 2024 Appalachian Experimental and Environmental Economics Workshop on April 26-27, 2024.

This workshop is part of a regular series of workshops hosted by the Department of Economics at App State that brings together junior and senior scholars that study issues related to environmental and natural resource policy. 

The 2024 event will take place at the Turchin Center on Appalachian State University's campus in Boone NC.  

Keynote Address and Presentations

The keynote address, 50 Years: Reflections on Teaching and Research, will feature James Walker, Associate Chair and Professor at Indiana University. Walker's speech will be held on Saturday, April 27 at 9:00 a.m. 

Additional speakers include: 

  • Esther Blanco, University of Innsbruck
  • Caleb Cox, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Pavitra Govindan, University of Utah
  • Roger von Haefen, North Carolina State University
  • Yusuke Kuwayama, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Penny Liao, Resources for the Future
  • Matt McGinty, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Kent Messer, University of Delaware
  • Klaus Moeltner, Virginia Tech
  • Jerrod Penn, Louisiana State University
  • Will Robinson, North Carolina State University
  • Tatyana Ruseva, Appalachian State University

Find the complete program online,


To participate, or to receive additional information about the workshop or the series, contact Dr. David McEvoy,, (828) 262-6126.

About the Department of Economics at Appalachian State University

The Department of Economics in Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business is an intellectually vibrant place for students and faculty. As a research-intensive department committed to student learning, the department offers a wide range of courses that provide critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, complemented by student-faculty research collaboration. Our faculty members are engaged in research that contributes locally and globally in areas related to energy, environmental, development, trade, health, sports and tourism. The Department of Economics is ranked among the leading U.S. economics departments for research productivity, and is particularly strong in environmental and experimental economics. Learn more at

About the Center for Economics Research and Policy Analysis (CERPA)

The Center for Economics Research and Policy Analysis (CERPA) at Appalachian State University enables decision-makers to implement policies that better achieve targeted outcomes by producing research and disseminating information on current economic and policy issues. Housed in the Walker College of Business Department of Economics, CERPA maintains the Appalachian Experimental Economics Laboratory (AppEEL) as part of the experimental economics program and encourages faculty and student student research. For more information, visit

About Faculty Research in the Walker College of Business

The Walker College faculty produce and disseminate extensive research through both academic and professional communities. In the last five years, faculty have published 543 peer reviewed academic journal articles, 160 conference proceedings, and made 533 conference and professional presentations. In total, faculty have produced 1,175 intellectual contributions in the last five years. Approximately 520 intellectual contributions were made in basic or discovery research, 540 in applied or integrative research, and 115 contributions in teaching and learning research. Learn more at

Appalachian Experimental and Environmental Economics Workshop to be held April 26-27
Published: Apr 23, 2024 12:14pm