Texas Tech University

Misak G. Avetisyan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Department of Economics

Phone: 806.834.6156

E-mail: misak.avetisyan@ttu.edu


Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas 79409-1014
Faculty Office: 258 Holden Hall


  • Ph.D., Economics, Purdue University, 2011
  • M.A., Applied Economics, Ohio University, 2006
  • M.S.,Environmental Studies, Ohio University, 2006
  • M.S.,Engineering Management, State Engineering University of Armenia, 2001
  • B.S.,Power Engineering, State Engineering University of Armenia, 1999

Research Interests:

  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Energy Economics
  • Economics Analysis of Natural and Man-made Hazards, and Energy Security
  • International Economics

Selected Publications:

  • Rose, A., M. Avetisyan, S. Chatterjee (2014). "A Framework for Analysing the Economic Tradeoffs between Urban Commerce and Security against Terrorism," Risk Analysis 34(8): 1554-1579
  • Roberts, B., Rose, A. Heatwole, N., Wei, D., Avetisyan, M., Chan, O., I. Maya (2014). "The Impact on the U.S. Economy of Changes in Wait Times at Ports of Entry," Transport Policy 35: 162-175
  • Avetisyan, M., T. Hertel, G. Sampson (2014). "Is Local Food More Environmentally Friendly? The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Impacts of Consuming Imported vs. Domestically Produced Food," Environmental and Resource Economics 58(3): 415-462.
  • Avetisyan, M., T. Hertel, G. Sampson (2013), "Food Miles Debated," Nature Climate Change 3(9):781.
  • Cristea, A., D. Hummels, L. Puzzello, M. Avetisyan (2013). "Trade and the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Freight Transport," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 65(1): 153-173.
  • Avetisyan, M., A. Golub, T. Hertel, S. Rose, B. Henderson (2011). "Why a Global Carbon Policy could Have a Dramatic Impact on the Pattern of the Worldwide Livestock Production," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 33(4): 584-605.
  • Avetisyan M., D. Bayless, T. Gnuni (2006). "Optimal Expansion of a Developing Power System under the Conditions of Market Economy and Environmental Constraints," Energy Economics 28(4): 455-466.