American Hop Convention in Tampa, Florida

Bart Watson

Chief Economist, Brewers Association

Bart Watson is the Chief Economist at the Brewers Association. Prior to his current position with the BA, he was a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, a visiting assistant professor at the University of Iowa, and an associate at The Barthwell Group, a management consulting firm. His academic research focused primarily on the political and economic effects of increasing market consolidation in distribution channels.

He holds a B.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from the University of California Berkeley.