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Robert Godby

Robert Godby

Associate Professor, Economics Dept, College of Business


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Curriculum Vitae



Rob currently serves as the Interim Dean of College of Business at the University of Wyoming. He is also an associate professor in the Economics Department at UW and a Daniel’s Fund Ethics Initiative Faculty Fellow, and serves as an adjunct faculty member with the MBA program at Pforzheim University in Germany. In addition to his academic duties, he was appointed to serve on the State of Wyoming’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Group in 2019. His research areas include natural resource, energy and environmental economics, industrial organization and macroeconomic policy, and he is often interviewed by the national and international media on energy and macroeconomic issues. Outside of work, Rob enjoys spending time being walked by his dogs.


Selected Publications

Peterson, M., & Godby, R. W. (2020). Citizen Participation in Political Markets: Extending Service-Dominant Logic to Public Policy. Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, 0743915620912287. doi:10.1177/0743915620912287

Godby, R., Taylor, D. T., & Coupal, R. (2018). Wind development, tax policy and economic development tradeoffs. The Electricity Journal, 31(5), 46-54. doi:10.1016/j.tej.2018.06.001

Godby, R., & Anderson, S. (2016). Greek tragedy, European odyssey: The politics and economics of the eurozone crisis. Verlag Barbara Budrich. doi:10.3224/84740618



  • PhD, McMaster University
  • MA, University of Guelph
  • BS, Trent University


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Phone: 307-766-2175

Fax: 307-766-4028


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