School of Economic Sciences

WSU economists’ book introduces newcomers to game theory

Most of our decisions can be understood as interactions with other players, from individuals to firms and nations. Shedding light on this field, WSU faculty have written the book on game theory.

Felix Munoz-Garcia and Ana Espinola-Arredondo

Economists use game theory to overcome misinformation about fungicide resistance

Adapting to resist our most effective fungicides, fungal pathogens are a threat to important global crops like wheat and grapes. Newly published research from economists at Washington State University underlines the need for education to combat misinformation and incentivize farm practices aimed at halting fungicide resistance. In “Fungicide resistance and misinformation: A game theoretic approach,” […]

Ana Espinola-Arredondo

Karina Gallardo, Colette Casavant honored with 2023 DEI awards

Karina Gallardo and Colette Casavant are the 2023 recipients of the inaugural Faculty and Staff Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence Awards, respectively, from WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences.

School of Economic Sciences grad Edwin Gianini engages students to improve campus safety

Studying fundamental ideas that help people thrive and fellow college students stay safe, Edwin Gianini has journeyed across the state, through varied work and college paths, to graduate this spring with a bachelor’s degree from Washington State University’s School of Economic Sciences. Gianini’s interests bridge economics with student engagement, campus safety, and a love of […]

Gianini at SURCA