Chris Fawson
    Chris Fawson

    Utah State University

    Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
    Economics and Finance Department

    CGO Papers
    Carbon Pricing in the Private Sector

    This research provides useful insight into how U.S. companies are responding to a growing body of climate research and public pressures related to climate change.


    Dr. Fawson’s research interests span a broad cross-section of applied topics that have relevance to public policy issues at local, state, and federal levels of government. His published work appears primarily in the areas of health care, wilderness recreation, education, economic development and international economics. He is most passionate about mentoring and supporting the work of undergraduate students as they pursue research and other scholarly interests. In addition to his formal teaching assignments, Dr. Fawson actively participates in a variety of extracurricular student reading groups that explore topics related to leadership, entrepreneurship, design thinking and the institutional and cultural foundations of human flourishing.

    • PhD Economics, Texas A&M University
    • MS Economics, Texas A&M University
    • BA Economics, Weber State College