Assistant Professor of Economics
Office: WB 234
Matthew Gnagey joined the Weber State University faculty in 2014 as an assistant professor of economics at the Goddard School of Business & Economics.
Gnagey received his MA in economics and his PhD in environmental economics from Ohio State University. He teaches a variety of courses in the fields of microeconomics and statistics. He also serves on the Faculty Senate Environmental Issues Committee. Gnagey’s primary areas of research are in environmental economics and urban and regional economics, focusing on land economics and applied spatial econometrics. Specific research projects include studying the environmental and economic outcomes of smart growth and other land management policies in the Chesapeake Bay Area.
Prior to academia, Gnagey worked in international development in Indonesia, and he has traveled widely for work and leisure. When not at work, Gnagey enjoys being outdoors, most frequently skiing, hiking, bicycling and camping. He also likes to bake bread and is an avid bridge player.