Timothy James

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Research Professor, Department of Economics, W.P. Carey School of Business

W.P. Carey School of Business
Arizona State University
PO Box 873806
Tempe, AZ 85287-3806
Email: Timothy.James@asu.edu


Dr. Timothy James has extensive experience in consulting and research for both the public and private sectors, with a particular emphasis upon transportation issues. A small selection of clients he has advised include the U.K. Prime Minister, the European Commission, the UK Rail Passenger Council, the state of New Jersey, the Texas Department of Transport, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, UBS, the Pew Center on the States, and the Arizona Investment Council. Dr. James has wide-spread radio, TV and written media experience including advising and making TV programs for the BBC. Prior to joining ASU, Dr. James was Director of Economics and Business Consulting at Halcrow Group, a global infrastructure consultancy. He has also worked with Oxford Economic Research Associates (Oxera) and Maxwell Stamp PLC upon a variety of transportation initiatives.


urban infrastructure; energy economics; energy policy; environmental economics; environmental policy; climate change impacts; data mining; data analysis; decision making; econometrics; economic adaptation and climate change; economic valuation


PhD, University of Southampton, 1992

MA, University of Warwick, 1984

BA, University of Warwick, 1983