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Jacob Gellman

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PhD Student

Bren Hall 3031

gellman@bren.ucsb.edu

Education
BA Economics, University of Puget Sound

Bio
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)