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Timothy James

Research Professor

Research Faculty
L. William Seidman Research Institute

Office:CTRPT 314
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 879801
Tempe, AZ 85287-9801

Phone: 480-965-2895
Fax: 480-965-0748
Email: Timothy.James@asu.edu
Timothy James

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Ph.D., University of Southampton, 1992; M.A., University of Warwick, 1984; B.A., University of Warwick, 1983.

Recent Consulting
Principal Consultant, Economic Impact Assessment, Port of Dover, 2004; Principal Consultant, Railway Industry Funding, OXERA for Angel Trains, 2002; Principal Consultant, The Development of Market Models for Increased Competition in Railroad Passenger Traffic, Sweden, 2001.

Current Projects
Evaluating PPPs in the U.S. (Pew Center on the States), USA, 2008-present.

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 2007-present. Previous Appointments: University of Oxford, ESC Lyon.

Professional Leadership
Academic expert to: the Prime Minister of the UK, the European Commission, the BBC, the Commonwealth Secretariat; Referee for The Economic Journal, The Journal of Industrial Economics, The Journal of Economic Surveys; Chief Economics Examiner - The Association of Business Executives.

Representative Publications
"Public Transport: Generalised Costs." Utilities Journal, 5:40-41, 2002.

"Funding the Railways, Looking Years Ahead: Setting the Scene." (with Oxford Economic Research Associates) Railway Passengers Council, London, 2002.

"On the Buses: 1985/86-1999/2000." Utilities Journal, 4:38-39, 2001.


ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

ECN 502 - Managerial Economics
Applies microeconomic analysis to managerial decision making in areas of demand, production, cost, and pricing. Evaluates competitive strategies.

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