James Booker

   Professor of Economics                        
   Colbeth Hall 207

   Homepage: www.siena.edu/booker


Year Degree Institution
1990 Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics Colorado State University
1982 MS. in Applied Physics Cornell University
1980 B.A. in Physics Dartmouth College

Dr. Booker teaches courses in principles of micro and macroeconomics, microeconomic analysis, environmental economics, and econometrics. He also contributes to instructional activities in the School of Business, the Environmental Studies Program, and the Siena Program on Sustainable Land Use

Research/Professional Activities
Dr. Booker is an applied economist with a focus on water resources and regional economic analysis. Recent publications include Economic Costs and Benefits of Instream Flow Protection for Endangered Species in an International River Basin (Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 2003, with Frank Ward), and Identification of Northeast Regional Industries (published by the The Environmental Institute, University of Massachusetts,2000, with S. Tracey, L. Ambs, and H.L. Greeney). He is vice-president of the New York State Economics Association.