James Sears
Job Market Paper:
Culpable Consumption: Residential Response to Price and Non-Price Drought Measures
CV:
Fields of research:
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Applied Microeconometrics
Publications / Working Papers:
Education:
  • Ph.D. Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley (2016 - )
  • M.S., Applied Economics, Montana State (2016)
  • M.S., Applied Economics, Montana State (2016)
  • B.S. Managerial Economics, UC Davis (2013)
Honors and Awards:
    • WEAI Outstanding Review Service Award, Economic Inquiry (2020)
    • Outstanding GSI Award, UC Berkeley (2020)
    • Cheit Outstanding GSI Award, Haas School of Business (2017)
    • Mildred Livingston Presidential Award, Montana State University (2015)
    • Departmental Citation Award, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis (2013)
    • Integrated Studies Honors Program, UC Davis
    • Regents Scholar, UC Davis
Teaching:
  • • Introduction to Applied Econometrics -- James Sears -- Instructor -- UC Berkeley -- Summer 2019
  • • Data and Decisions EWMBA -- Maximilian Auffhammer -- Graduate Student Instructor -- UC Berkeley Haas School of Business -- Fall 2020, Fall 2021
  • • Data and Decisions EWMBA Pre-Term Workshop -- Veselina Dinova -- Digital Content Designer and Graduate Student Instructor -- UC Berkeley Haas School of Business -- Fall 2020, Fall 2021
  • • Introduction to Applied Econometrics -- Sofia Villas-Boas -- Graduate Student Instructor -- UC Berkeley -- Spring 2020, Spring 2021
  • • Economics for Business Decision-Making EWMBA -- Jim Sallee -- Graduate Student Instructor -- UC Berkeley Haas School of Business -- Fall 2019
  • • Economics for Business Decision-Making EWMBA -- Maximilian Auffhammer -- Graduate Student Instructor -- UC Berkeley Haas School of Business -- Fall 2016, Fall 2017
  • • Economics for Business Decision-Making EMBA -- Catherine Wolfram -- Graduate Student Instructor -- UC Berkeley Haas School of Business -- Summer 2017
  • • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory -- Maximilian Auffhammer -- Graduate Student Instructor -- UC Berkeley -- Spring 2017
References:
  • Sofia Villas-Boas
    Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
    Email: sberto@berkeley.edu

  • Max Auffhammer
    Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
    Email: auffhammer@berkeley.edu
    Phone: 510-643-5472

  • Jim Sallee
    Associate Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
    Email: sallee@berkeley.edu
    Phone: 773-316-3480

Contact Information:

234 Giannini Hall, Agricultural & Resource Economics University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California

Website: jamessea.rs

Email: james.sears@berkeley.edu

Phone: (925)-268-0643

Placement Directors:

Professor Maximilian Auffhammer
auffhammer@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-643-5472

Professor Sofia Villas-Boas
sberto@berkeley.edu

Placement Officer:

Diana Lazo
lazo@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-642-3345

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