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Alexander James

Associate Professor of Economics

Economics
Alexander James

Biography

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!

Research

  • “Agricultural Activity and Crime”, (2021)
    Journal Article
  • “The impact of public health messaging and personal experience on the acceptance of mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (2021)
    Journal Article
  • “Do appeals to donor benefits raise more money than appeals to recipient benefits? Evidence from a natural field experiment with Pick.Click.Give”, Nature Human Behavior (2021)
    Journal Article
  • “Do Appeals to Donor Benefits Raise More Money than Appeals to Recipient Benefits? Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment with Pick.Click.Give.”, Nature Human Behaviour (2021)
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  • “Do truth-telling oaths improve honesty in crowd-working?”, Plos One (2021)
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  • “The geographic dispersion of economic shocks: Evidence from the fracking revolution: Comment”, American Economic Review (2020)
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Additional Research

Education & Affiliations

Education

University of Wyoming, PhD in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Affiliations

Southern Economic Association (SEA)
American Economic Association
Association of Environmental and Resource Economics