Greg Traxler

University of Washington
Traxler

Greg Traxler is a Senior Lecturer in the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington. Previously he was Senior Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Auburn University. Traxler’s research and teaching focus on the economics of science and technology. He has authored studies on the impacts of genetically modified (GM) cotton in the U.S. and Mexico, GM soybeans in Argentina, and GM papaya in Thailand. Other studies have looked at the effect of monopoly power and economies of size in technology generation, and on the value of pre-commercial germplasm. At the Gates foundation Traxler developed and managed a portfolio of grants to support building the capacity for agricultural policy analysis and implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

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