Dr. Jason Walter

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Social Sciences Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 441B Harvey Hall
Phone: 715-232-1225
Email: walterja@uwstout.edu

Teaching Interests: Microeconomics; Environmental and Natural Resource Economics; Industrial Organization; International Trade; Economics of Networks

Education

    • Ph D Economics
      Kansas State University
      Manhattan, KS, 2015
    • MA Economics
      Kansas State University
      Manhattan, KS, 2013
    • MS Agribusiness and Applied Economics
      North Dakota State University
      Fargo, ND, 2010
    • BS Mathematics
      North Dakota State University
      Fargo, ND, 2007

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of Social Sciences
        Assistant Professor of Economics
        2015 -
      • Kansas State University, Department of Economics
        Instructor
        2012 - 2015
      • Kansas State University, Department of Economics
        Graduate Teaching Assistant
        2010 - 2012
      • North Dakota State University, Center for Agriculture Policy & Trade Statistics
        Graduate Research Assistant
        2009 - 2010

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Walter, J., & Chang, Y. (2015). Digital Piracy: Price-Quality Competition between Legal Firms and P2P Network Hosts. Information Economics and Policy, 31, 22-32.
    • Walter, J., Baek, J., & Koo, W. (2012). International Trade and Macroeconomic Dynamics: The Case of U.S. Bilateral Trade with G-7 Countries. Research in Economics, 66, 398-405.

Presentations

    Oral Presentation

    • Walter, J. (2015). Invited Talk. Economics of Food Security. Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL, United States.
    • Walter, J. (2015). Invited Talk. Green Clubs: A Welfare Analysis of Environmental Regulation. University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI, United States.

    Paper

    • Walter, J. (2014). Presenter. Strategic Investment & Innovation: Do Monopoly Profits Really Encourage Better Products. 14th Annual Missouri Economic Conference, Columbia, MO, United States.
    • Walter, J. (2013). Presenter. Competition between Legal Information Goods and Peer-to-Peer Network Hosts. 13th Annual Missouri Economic Conference, Columbia, MO, United States.

    Discussant

    • Walter, J. (2014). Presenter and Discussant. Investment in Clean Technology: Compete, Cooperate, or Merge. 89th WEAI Conference, Denver, CO, United States.

    Facilitator

    • Walter, J. (2010). Assistant Organizer. Topic: Alternative Policies on Climate Change and Their Implications on U.S. Ag. Economy. . Center for Ag. Policy and Trade Statistics Conference, Fargo, ND, United States.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Faculty Start-up Fund Award, University of Wisconsin-Stout (2015)
    • Graduate Teaching Award, Economics Department, Kansas State University (2015)
    • Graduate Student Council Travel Award, Kansas State University (2014)
    • Best Graduate Paper Award, Economics Department, Kansas State University (2013)
    • Emerson Award, Economics Department, Kansas State University (2013)
    • GTA Achievement in Professional Development, Kansas State University (2013)

    Honor

    • Phi Kappa Phi, North Dakota State University (2010)

    Scholarship

    • Frank Bain Graduate Student Scholarship, North Dakota State University (2009)

Service

    Professional

    • Committee Member, Associate Dean (Search Committee) (2016)
    • Committee Member, Director of LTS (Search and Screen Committee) (2016)
    • Committee Member, Program Associate (Search and Screen Committee) (2015)
    • Officer, Vice President, Graduate Students in Economics (2012 - 2013)
    • Committee Member, Faculty Search committee (2009)