Assistant Professor of Economics
International trade, industrial organization, transportation economics
Professor Friedt’s research is centered at the intersection of international trade and industrial organization. His work explores the role of transportation costs, commercial policies and other trade barriers on firm behavior in international markets. Current projects investigate the role of environmental and maritime transport policies on the patterns and composition of U.S. trade and the resilience of international trade in the face of natural disasters, among others. Professor Friedt teaches Principles of Economics and Introduction to International Economics.
BA: Whitworth University 2008
MS: University of Oregon 2013
PhD: University of Oregon 2017