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Glen Waddell

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1259
  • Office: 533 PLC
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: On Canvas (or by appointment)
  • Programs, Research and Outreach: Oregon Executive MBA
  • Interests: labor, education, health, industrial organization
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: Research
  • Curriculum Vitae


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


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.

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


  • Associate Editor, Economics of Education Review
  • Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany