Dean Smith

Professor of Economics

Dean Smith

At NAU since 1989

(928) 523-7396

Office Hours: MWF 8:00-9:00

Office Number: 304

Dean.Smith@nau.edu


Educational Background

Ph.D, Economics, Texas A&M University 1989
MS, Economics, Oklahoma State University, 1983
BS, Economics, Clemson University, 1981

Courses Usually Taught

ECO 284 Principles of Microeconomics

ECO 324 Environmental Economics

ECO 328 Energy Economics and Policy
ECO 384 Intermediate Microeconomics Theory
ECO 428 Advanced Energy Economics

ECO 498 Senior Research Seminar

Employment History

Professor of Economics and Applied Indigenous Studies, Northern Arizona University, 2004-present

Co-Chair, Commission for Native Americans, 2007-2011

Commisioner, Commission for Native Americans, 2012-present

Director, Business and Policy Programs, Sustainable Energy Solutions Center for Excellence, 2001-present

Associate Professor of Economics and Applied Indigenous Studies, Northern Arizona University, 2000-2004
Associate Professor of Economics, Northern Arizona University, 1995 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Economics, Northern Arizona University, 1989-1995
Research Consultant, CAIED, 1989-present

Visiting Lecturer, Texas A&M University, 1987-1989
 

Area(s) of Emphasis

Water Economics and Policy

Native American Tribal Development
Energy Economics and Policy
Social Change
Environmental Economics
Price Theory
Community Development

Research Work

Water Economics and Poilcy

Mono Lake Economic Restoration

Social Change
Environmental Economics
Price Theory
Energy Economics
Native American Economic Development
Industrial Organization
Indian Education


Course Downloads

ECO 498-1 - Senior Seminar ECO 328-1 - Energy

ClassTime: MW 12:45-2:00
Section Number: 1
Room: 111

File Size

328_syl_16_final.doc
88 KB
A Dogs
Dogs_chapter.doc
368 KB
B Energetically
energetically_one.doc
199 KB
C Lesson 1
lesson_1web.ppt
435 KB
C2 Lesson 2
lesson_2.ppt
2 MB
E Poops
Every_One_Poops.doc
172 KB
G Evolution
Energy_Systems_and_Social_Evolution.ppt
480 KB
H Market Failure
externalities.ppt
173 KB
I world energy outlook
WEO2009_Press_Conference.pdf
1 MB
J Adaptation
Adaptation_to_Global_Warming.ppt
127 KB
K Mitigation
mitigation_ipcc.ppt
3 MB
L solar ppt
solar_2009_web.ppt
3 MB
M solar txt
Smith_Solar_2009-_to_ken.doc
99 KB
N heroin ppt
Heroin_Anyone.ppt
195 KB
O heroin
heroin_anyone.doc
86 KB
Q food and energy
Energy_and_Water_Use_in_Arizona_Agriculture_print.ppt
3 MB
R food2
Energy_Efficiency_in_Industrial_Agriculture1.ppt
2 MB
S food and energy txt
Energy_and_Water_Use_in_Arizona_Agriculture_FCB.doc
250 KB
T Omnivore ppt
The_Omnivore’s_Dilemma.ppt
1 MB
U Europe for team 1
sieferle.pdf
314 KB
W Kenya
The_Global_Heartache.ppt
4 MB
V Energize
energize_baby.doc
115 KB
Y Shonto
shonto_web.ppt
3 MB
X Kenya 2
Bridging_The_Divide_Between_Climate_Change_and_Human_(2).ppt
4 MB
Final exam
final_2012.doc
30 KB

World_Energy_Outlook_2012.pptx
1 MB

adaptation_2012.pptx
2 MB

mitigation_2012.pptx
1 MB

Copy_of_syl_spring_14.xls
34 KB

131112_WEO2013_Presentation.pdf
1 MB

DevelopmentinglobalgasmarketsandimplicationsforEurope.pdf
1 MB

IPCC_AR5_Adaptation.ppt
21 MB

KeyWorld2013.pdf
6 MB

Presentation_EnergyClimateMap_London10June2013.pdf
2 MB

WEIO_investment.pdf
3 MB

WEO2013_Executive_Summary_English.pdf
3 MB

WEO_2013_launch_LondonNovember12.pdf
1 MB

IPCC_WGIII_AR5_Presentation.pptx
3 MB

nexus_web_2.docx
14 KB

Everyone_Poops_2.ppt
884 KB

exam_1.doc
27 KB
Course Links

Pollan Article
Pollan Grass farm
Cap and Trade 101
Cap and trade article
DSIRE
My Back Yard
Professional Recognition
SO2 Markets
Team II Adapation summary
Team III Mitigation Summary

http://ipcc-wg2.gov/SREX/images/uploads/SREX-SPMbrochure_FINAL.pdfAdaptation 2012

 

http://srren.ipcc-wg3.de/report/IPCC_SRREN_SPM.pdf mitigation 2012

ECO324-1 - Environmental