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Glen Waddell

Economics, Lundquist College of Business, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-1259
Office: Prince Lucien Campbell 533
Office Hours: Fall 2022: On Canvas (or by appointment)
Research Interests: labor, education, health, industrial organization


Glen Waddell is a professor of economics at the University of Oregon. He teaches managerial economics at the Oregon Executive MBA in Portland, Oregon.

His research interests are in the economics of education, health economics, risky behaviors, personnel economics, and the importance of physical and qualitative spaces in determining economic outcomes. He teaches micro principles, labor, and industrial organization at the undergraduate level, and contract theory, labor, and advanced econometrics at the graduate level.


  • PhD, Economics, Purdue University, 2000
  • MS, Economics, Purdue University, 1998
  • MA, Economics, Miami University, 1996
  • BS, Economics, Trent University, 1995

Honors and Awards

  • Mortar Board Professor of the Term, University of Oregon, Winter 2008
  • Feldman Faculty Fellowship, University of Oregon, 2007
  • Junior Professorship Development Award, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Summer Research Award, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon, 2004
  • William J. Walsh Fellowship, University of Oregon, 2002
  • New Faculty Award, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, University of Oregon, 2002
  • Reinhold Foundation Award, University of Oregon, 2001