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Eric Bowen Ph.D.


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Eric Bowen Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Bureau of Business and Economic Research


 Eric Bowen specializes in energy economics and applied economic research at the BBER. His research interests include energy economics, spatial econometrics, and energy policy - particularly regarding renewable energy and natural gas. In 2015, he graduated from WVU with a Ph.D. in economics with his dissertation focusing on electric power generation markets and renewable energy policy. Eric worked for several years as a journalist covering a wide range of economics-related topics before returning to graduate school.


  • Ph.D., Economics, West Virginia University
  • M.A., Economics, West Virginia University
  • B.S., Journalism, Northwestern University