- BA, Economics, German, Concordia College
- MS, Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
- PhD, Economics, University of California–Santa Barbara
Corbett Grainger’s research interests are primarily in the area of environmental and natural resource economics, with an emphasis on the distributional effects of regulations, property rights and institutions. His current work studies the effects of environmental regulations on different demographic groups, the political economy of environmental policies, and the economic and ecological effects of rights-based management in marine fisheries.