Post Doctoral Researchers

2018-2019

Nathaly Rivera

Nathaly Rivera

Nathaly Rivera is an Environmental and Resource Economist. Her research interests specifically include natural-resource-rich economies, and non-market valuation of environmental amenities. Nathaly has also done some work on evaluation of environmental policy and mechanisms to reduce airborne pollution. She holds an MSc degree in Regional Economics from Universidad Católica del Norte (Chile), and a PhD degree in Environmental and Resource Economics from Michigan State University. Prior to joining UAA, Nathaly was a Graduate and a Teaching Assistant at Michigan State University.

Brett Jordan

Brett Jordan

Brett Jordan is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Alaska Anchorage. His work focuses on how natural resource wealth is created, managed, and distributed both nationally and in the state of Alaska. He is particularly interested in applying modern econometric approaches to questions surrounding resource policy, community engagement with resources, and extractive firm behavior.

Brett earned his PhD and MS in Mineral and Energy Economics from Colorado School of Mines and BBA in Economics from Texas State University. Prior to joining ISER, he worked as a research associate at the Department of Energy’s Critical Materials Institute studying the supply chains for rare and specialized materials for use in clean energy applications.