PhD Research - Jacob Gellman

BA Economics, University of Puget Sound

Jacob Gellman is a third year PhD student in Economics and Environmental Science. His research focuses on land use, natural resources, and urban economics. Current projects include the impact of wildfire on recreation behavior in the west, as well as estimation of welfare change from affordable housing policy.

Jacob received a BA in Economics from the University of Puget Sound in 2013. Subsequently he worked as a research assistant focusing on non-market valuation of ecosystem services. He also worked as an energy economics consultant.

Between academic and professional work, he lived in Le Havre, France, where he taught English to students aged 13 to 15.

Year Admitted: 2017
Research Areas:
Environmental and natural resource economics, urban economics
Faculty Advisor: Andrew Plantinga (Social Science Group)

Office: Bren Hall 3031