Cliff Nowell

Welcome to Cliff's home page. It consists first of some personal information and professional interests which may or may not be of interest to you, followed by syllabi and other information for current courses, ending with great photos of fish, and my e-mail address.

Personal Information: Professor of Economics and Associate Dean of the Goddard School of Business and Economics at Weber State University in Ogden Utah. I have been at WSU since 1988. I graduated from the University of Wyoming (three times). When I'm not at work, I am enjoying outdoor activities with my family. My hobbies include fly fishing, bird hunting, dog training, and whitewater rafting.

Professional Interests: My areas of expertise are in applied microeconomics, including the economics of education, natural resource economics, recreation, econometrics, and experimental economics.

Teaching Style: As with most faculty, my experiences as a student influence how I teach. You can find my Teaching Philosophy here.

Vitae: You can find my Curriculum Vitae here

Fall 2015 Courses:

Quant 2600

Business Statistics Project


Granite Falls run


Fishing on the Lamar River


Cutthroat trout on Slough Creek



A Black Drum from the salt water in Florida



My dogs, Sage and China



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