Dan Hagen

Professor Emeritus


Daniel A. Hagen received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. After completing his undergraduate degree he studied at the University of Oslo in Norway before returning to Berkeley to complete his graduate studies. Professor Hagen joined Western's faculty in 1988 and retired in 2015. His teaching and research focuses on environmental and resource economics, and on international trade. Professor Hagen has published articles and technical reports on a wide range of topics, including the valuation of environmental amenities. His work has been published in journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Land Economics, and Environmental and Resource Economics. His research on environmental valuation has been cited in several textbooks. Professor Hagen received numerous CBE research awards and was the CBE Distinguished Research Fellow from 2010-2013. He has served as a consultant to a number of public agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and private firms.