Moses Luri

Moses Luri

Asst. Prof. - Economics

Office: Morgan 210
Phone: 330-287-1949


  • PhD, Washington State University - Fields in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, and Development Economics (expected, Fall 2020)
  • M.S., Washington State University – Statistics
  • M.S., South Dakota State - Economics
  • B. A., University of Ghana - Economics and Statistics

Courses Taught

  • Managing the Global Environment
  • Advance business Management Economics
  • Introduction to Data Analysis (in SPSS)
  • Research Interests
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • Applied Econometrics (Technology economics - Machine learning in economics)
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Development Economics
  • Statistics and Data Analysis

Scholarships and Awards

  • Tesfaye Girma Graduate Fellowship, WSU (2017/2018)
  • National Association of Graduate and Professional Students (NAGPS) Conference award, GPSA WSU (2017)
  • Third Place Winner, Baylor - U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Case Competition, Tampa, Florida (2015)
  • International travel Scholarship, IFAMA conference (Cape Town South Africa) (2014)


TongWang, Moses Luri, Larry Janssen, David A. Hennessy, Hongli Feng, Michael C. Wimberly, Gaurav Arora. 2017. "Determinants of Motives for Land Use Decisions at the Margins of the Corn Belt". Ecological Economics 134 (2017) 227 | 237

Michael C. Wimberly, Larry Janssen, David A. Hennessy, Moses Luri, Niaz M.Chowdhury, Hongli Feng.
2017. "Cropland Expansion and Grassland Loss in the Eastern Dakotas: New Insights from a farm-level
survey". Land Use Policy 63 (2017) 160 | 173

Contributor (pg. 36-38) - Innovations in Storage for resilience in the Columbia River Basin - 2019 (Project Report)

Contributor - Ghana Social Development Outlook, 2012 edition