Paul Polzin, Bureau Director Emeritus

Paul Polzin, Ph.D., has studied the Montana economy extensively during the past 35 years, with particular emphasis on the natural resources industry. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University and is director emeritus of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana. Dr. Polzin has published peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the Annals of Regional Science, the Review of Regional Studies and Growth and Change. He has served as president of the Western Regional Science Association and the Pacific Northwest Economics Conference.

Phone: 406-243-5113
Fax: 406-243-2086
Email: paul.polzin at