About Mitch Green is a Ph.D. student at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He earned his B.S. in Economics from Portland State University in 2010. His research interests include: macroeconomics, institutional and post-Keynesian economics, and social network analysis. As a native of the Pacific Northwest, he enjoys a number of leisure activities to include: skiing, biking, running, golfing, gardening, and coffee drinking.