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Scott Kaplan, PhD

Welcome! I am an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the United States Naval Academy. I received my PhD from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics in the Rausser College of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley in Spring 2021. 


I am an applied microeconomist with broad research interests in food and health policy as well as the economics of sport and entertainment. Most of my research is empirically focused. Some of my recent work has examined the economic impacts of superstars, sugar-sweetened beverage taxes, and adoption of genetically-modified foods. 


In my free time I enjoy cooking, reading science fiction, playing basketball, snowboarding, and spending time with my dog Theo.

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email: skaplan [at] usna [dot] edu

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