Alexander James

Associate Professor of Economics
Economics and Public Policy
Associate Professor Alexander James

Alexander’s research and teaching interests broadly include environmental and resource economics. He is also interested in analyzing a variety of economic problems using experimental methods, especially those related to non-market valuation and public policy. Alexander is from California, went to graduate school in Wyoming, completed his post- doctoral research in Oxford, England and is excited to now be a resident of Alaska!

Journal Articles

Alexander James. Natural Resources and Education Outcomes in the United States Resource and Energy Economics (2017)
Alexander James. There Will Be Blood: Crime Rates in Shale Rich U.S. Counties Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2017)
Alexander James. Referenda Under Oath Environmental and Resource Economics (2016)
Alexander James. The long run vanity of Prudhoe Bay Resources Policy (2016)
Nicolas Jacquemet, Alexander James, Stephane Luchini, and Jason Shogren. Referenda Under Oath Environmental and Resource Economics (2016)


Alexander James and Jason Shogren. Revisiting the Effect of Voter Isolation Emerald Group Publishing Limited (2016)


2018 Promotion to Associate Professor and Tenure
2016 Mapworks Teaching Award In March, 2016, I accepted the Mapworks Teaching Award. I was nominated by four of my previous students for this award.