Jenny Apriesnig

Jenny Apriesnig

Contact

  • Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Business and Economics
  • PhD, Agricultural & Resource Economics, Colorado State University
  • MS, Economics and Environmental & Natural Resources, University of Wyoming
  • BS, Economics, University of Wisconsin - Superior

Biography

In her research, Dr. Apriesnig primarily focuses on coupling economic and ecological systems to evaluate fisheries management issues. While interested in many natural resources, part of her work focuses on the Great Lakes fisheries and evaluating the economic and ecological implications of aquatic invasive species to the region.  She enjoys working with students and engaging students of all backgrounds and interests.  She is originally from Duluth, Minnesota, and attributes her passion for natural resource economics to growing up in a Great Lakes state. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, golfing, and cheering on the Vikings.

Teaching Interests

  • Principles of Economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Environmental & Natural Resource Economics

Research Interests

  •  Coupled human and environmental systems
  • Fishery economics and management
  • Computable General Equilibrium Modeling
  • Natural Capital Valuation