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Don Negri

Professor Emeritus of Economics

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Contact Information

Salem Campus

900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301


After graduating from the University of Michigan in 1986 with a Ph.D. in economics, Professor Negri served as a Research Economist on the staff of the Economic Research Service, USDA from 1986 to 1989. In 1990 he joined the faculty of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Professor Negri served two stints as Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, from 1999 to 2003 and from 2008 to 2013.

Professor Negri’s courses include: Principles of Economics, Economic Statistics, The Economics of Sustainability, Environmental Economics, and Econometrics. His research interests include: common property resources, the economics of water and irrigation, and the impact of climate change on U.S. agriculture. He is currently studying the allocation of land and water on federally financed water supply districts.

Book Chapters

Sivers Boyce, N., J. Gray, C. Whiting, D. Negri, L. Taylor, R. Mascarenhas, T. Knight, and Y. Liang. “Curricular Reform at Willamette University.” International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education 8.02 (2017): 156-183.

Negri, Donald H., Noel Gollehon and Marcel Aillery, "The Effects of Climate Variability on U.S. Irrigation Adoption,"Climatic Change,(69), pp. 299-323, April 2005.

Willamette University


Smullin Hall 3rd floor
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6720 fax