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Dr. Jonathan Yoder

State of Washington Water Research Center



Mailing address:

State of Washington Water Research Center
Washington State University
PACCAR Building Room 2-B
Pullman, WA 99164-5825


(509) 335 8596




Dr. Jonathan Yoder is the director of the State of Washington Water Research Center and a professor of Economics in the WSU School of Economic Sciences. His research specializations include natural resource and environmental economics, focusing on policy design and impact analysis, law, and contracts.

Dr. Yoder joined the Water Research Center in 2014, but has been involved in water-related economic research for almost 15 years. He has contributed to research on water pricing, economic analysis of water law, water markets, economic aspects of large environmental systems modeling efforts, benefit-cost analysis of water projects and water recreation, water quality impacts of livestock waste, and more.