As a research economist in the Economic and Business Research Center at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, Jennifer Pullen is currently project manager and analyst for a new community indicators dashboard initiative describing a broad range of socio-economic and quality of life issues pertaining to Southern Arizona. This is a collaborative outreach effort with several community-based organizations.
Pullen holds a bachelor's in economics and a master's in agricultural and resource economics from the University of Arizona. Prior to joining the Economics and Business Research Center, Pullen was the program coordinator for the Program on Economics, Law and the Environment (ELE), a collaborative initiative between the James E. Rogers College of Law and the Agricultural and Resource Economics department. During her time as program coordinator, she was responsible for the oversight of the Wildfire and Property Rights in Environmental Assets Symposiums, yearly lecture series and budget management.
In addition to serving as the program coordinator for the ELE program, Pullen taught the Role of Markets and Incentives and Economic Statistics at the University of Arizona and Micro and Macro Economics at Pima Community College. Her research to date has focused primarily on water markets in the western United States and the role that climate variability has on market price.