Contact Info

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319 Landrum Bolling Center

Alex Prera

Teaching Fellow in Economics


  • Economics


  • M.A., University of New Mexico
  • B.S., University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Selected Courses

Applied Econometrics, using the STATA statistical package. 

Natural Resource Economics, using the solver add-in in Excel.


Alex Prera is a Teaching Fellow in Economics. He earned his Master’s degree from the University of New Mexico, and much of his research investigates environmental and natural resource economics in that region. He asks questions like, “How does the public’s environmental attitude affect recreation demand for forests and grasslands in the Southwest?” Alex is also interested in international and development economics. His research on those topics focuses on Central America.


Research Projects

Water services research in Panajachel, Solola, Guatemala.

Professional Memberships

Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) 

Western Economic Association International (WEAI) 

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA)

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