Mike Veseth

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Economist Mike Veseth is an authority on global wine markets who travels the world studying wine economics and speaking to wine industry groups. He reports his discoveries on this blog, The Wine Economist, and in more than a dozen books including Wine Wars, Extreme Wine, and Money, Taste & Wine: It’s Complicated!

Mike is professor emeritus of International Political Economy at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. He is an authority on globalization and the global wine market. Mike was named Washington Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. His 2005 book Globaloney was selected as a Best Business Book of 2005 by Library Journal. JancisRobinson.com’s annual book review named Wines Wars a Wine Book for the Year in 2011.

He annually presents and moderates the Unified Wine Conference opening session: State of the Industry sharing his perspectives with all of the industry luminaries gathered there each January.
Mike has also taught at the American Institute on Political and Economic Systems in Prague and at the Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Italy. He was Academic Advisor to the award-winning educational website for the PBS/WGBH series, The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy. He is a trustee of the University of Puget Sound.
Mike earned a B.A. degree in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Puget Sound and an M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Purdue University.