Eric Bowen Ph.D.

Eric Bowen Ph.D.


Eric Bowen specializes in energy economics and applied economic research at the BBER. His research interests include energy economics, spatial econometrics, and energy policy – particularly regarding renewable energy and natural gas. In 2015, he graduated from WVU with a Ph.D. in economics with his dissertation focusing on electric power generation markets and renewable energy policy. Eric worked for several years as a journalist covering a wide range of economics-related topics before returning to graduate school.


  • Ph.D., Economics, West Virginia University
  • M.A., Economics, West Virginia University
  • B.S., Journalism, Northwestern University

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