William Jaeger is a professor in the Department of Applied Economics at Oregon State University, USA. His teaching includes graduate and undergraduate courses in environmental and resource economics, institutional economics, and sustainability. His research has a policy focus in the areas of environmental and resource economics, agriculture ,and sustainability with an emphasis on interdisciplinary research on human-natural systems. His work has involved the economics of water, climate change, fisheries and conservation, land use and land use change, environmental taxation, the “environmental Kuznets curve”, and agriculture. Previously he taught for 12 years at Williams College. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence Italy in 2016, a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Venice, Italy, and the University of Strasbourg, France 2023-24. He has also taught at the University of Washington and the University of Oregon.