• Ph.D. in Economics, University of California, Berkeley 
    • M.A. in International Policy Studies, Stanford University
    • B.A. in Economics, Classical Studies, Stanford University
    • "The Importance of Freshwater Inflows to Texas Estuaries", with Paul Montagna and George Ward in Water Policy in Texas: Management for a Diverse Land, ​Ron Griffin, editor. Resources for the Future. 2011.
    • "Protecting the Edwards Aquifer: An Efficient Alternative", with Peter Emerson. In ​Water Marketing: The Next Generation, ​Terry Anderson and P. J. Hill, editors. Rowman & Littlefield. 1997. 

    Property rights and resource allocation; emphasis on water.

    • Micro- and macroeconomics (introductory and intermediate) 
    • Environmental Economics
    • Economic History
    • International Trade and Finance
    • History of Economic Thought
    • Texas Lutheran University Professor of the Year, 2002-2003.
    • Phi Beta Kappa, 1986.