Economics Faculty and Staff

Douglas Dalenberg

Douglas Dalenberg


Office: Liberal Arts 413
Office Hours:

Fall 2020

Since I am teaching remotely this term, I am doing Zoom office hours: MWF 1:00-2:00. 

Email me for the meeting information or to set up a different time.

Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

Professor, Department of Economics


Fall 2020

ECNS 301 Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus, MWF 10:00-10:50 remote delivery.  Email me if you need the Zoom invite.

ECNS 403 Introduction to Econometrics, MWF 12:00-12:50, Lab help hour W 2:00-3:00, both are remote delivery.  Email me if you need the Zoom invite.


Ph.D. University of Oregon, 1987, Economics

BA  Pacific Lutheran University, 1981, Economics and Mathematics

Field of Study

Applied Econometrics

Public Economics

Applied Microeconomics

Selected Publications

Thomsen, J., I. Wheeler, D. Dalenberg, and C. Pence, (2019), "Monitoring River Visitor Use in a Complex Social-Ecological System" in A Research Agenda for Sustainable Tourism, eds. S. McCool and K. Bosak, Northampton MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 187-205.

Jorgenson, J., N. Nickerson, D. Dalenberg, J. Angle, E. Metcalf, and W. Freimund, (2019), "Measuring Visitor Experiences: Creating and Testing the Tourism Autobiographical Memory Scale," Journal of Travel Research, 58(4) 566-578.

Paveglio, T., T. Prato, D. Dalenberg, and T. Venn, (2014), “Understanding Evacuation Preferences and Wildfire Mitigations among Northwest Montana Residents,” International Journal of Wildland Fire, 23(3) 435-444.

Freimund, W. and D. Dalenberg, (2010), Chaco Culture National Historical Park: 2009 Visitor Survey, National Park Service.

Bookwalter, J. T. and D. R. Dalenberg, (2010), "Relative to What or Whom? The Importance of Norms and Relative Standing to Well-Being in South Africa," World Development, 38(3), 345-355.

Pryor, A., D. Dalenberg, D. McCorkle, J. Reardon, and J. Wicks, (2008), “Buy or Burn?: Empirical Tests of Models of Crime Using Data from a General Population,” The Social Science Journal, 45, 95-106.

Bookwalter, J. T., B. S. Fuller and D. R. Dalenberg, (2006), “Do Household Heads Speak for the Household? A Research Note,” Social Indicators Research, 79, 405-419.

Howie, P., J. Wicks, J. Fitzgerald, D. Dalenberg, and R. Connelly, (2006),  “Mothers’ Time Spent in Care of Her Children and Market Work: A Simultaneous Model with Attitudes as Instruments,” Applied Economics Letters, 13, 2006, 503-506.


Most Inspirational Teacher of the Year, University of Montana, 2013.

Graduate Teaching Fellow Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Oregon, 1985.


Attempting to slow the depreciation in my tennis game, rooting for the Cubs and Mariners, and geyser gazing in Yellowstone.

Reading for Work: The Last Innocents: The Collision of the Turbulent Sixties and the Los Angeles Dodgers by Michael Leahy.  I love Sports Economics becasue I get to read books like this.

Reading for Fun: The Plover by Brian Doyle.  Brian Doyle remains my favorite author.