Faculty


James Yoo

James Yoo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics

Office Phone: (951) 343-3900
Email: jamyoo@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Office Location: Tyler Plaza, Suite 200
Office Hours: By appointment

Education

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
PH.D. Environmental Economics Pennsylvania State University 12-17-2011

Classes Taught

BUS 217 - Microeconomics

BUS 218 - Macroeconomics

BUS 315 - Business Statistics

BUS 334 - International Business

BUS 440 - Quantitative Business Analysis

BUS 535 - Economic Analysis & Changing Business Environment 

BUS 542 - Quantitative Business Modeling

BUS545- Global Business Management

ECO 500 - Managerial Economics

ECO 605 - Natural & Environmental Resource Economics

AEREC598 - Applied Mircoeconomics Analysis

ECON341- Research Methods in Business

ECON302- Intermediate Microeconomics

ECON303 - Advanced Microeconomics

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

Microeconomics, Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Regional Economics, Non-market Valuation, Valuation of Ecosystem Service, Applied Statistics

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

Southern New Hampshire University

Pennsylvania State University

Research, Presentations, and Publications

 

Publications

 

  • Yoo, J., Simonit, S., Connors, J.P., Perrings, C., Kinzig, A.(2013) “The Value of Water Rights in Agricultural Properties in Urbanizing Areas”–Ecological Economics, 91:57-68
  • Yoo, J., Simonit, S., Connors, J.P., Perrings, C., Kinzig, A(2014) “The Valuation of Off-Site Ecosystem Service Flows: The Impact of Deforestation on Lake-Sedimentation in Prescott, Arizona”–Ecological Economics, 97: 74-83
  • Yoo, J, Ready, R.C. (2014) “The Study of Consumer Preference Heterogeneity for Renewable Energy Technologies”–Energy Economics(42): 101-114
  • Yoo, J., Simmonit, S, Connors, J.P., Perrings, C., Kinzig, A (2014) “Estimating the Approximated Price Elasticity of Residential Water Demand in Phoenix” – Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, 36(2): 333-350
  • Simonit S, John P. Connors, James Yoo, Kinzig A, Perrings C (2015) The Impact of Forest Thinning on the Reliability of Water Supply in Central Arizona. PLos ONE 10(4)
  • Yoo, J. (2015). The Economic Impacts of the Change in Sectoral Water Use in Maricopa County, Arizona: Modified Input-Output Approach, Proceedings of International Academic Conferences
  • Yoo, J., Perrings, C. (2016). An Externality of Groundwater Depletion: Land Subsidence and Residential Property Prices in Phoenix, Arizona. Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, 5(3): 1-13
  • Yoo, J., Ready, R.C. (2016). The Impact of Agricultural Conservation Easement on Nearby House Prices: Incorporating Spatial Correlation and Spatial Heterogeneity”. Journal of Forest Economics, 25: 78-93
  • Yoo, J., Perrings, C. (2017). "Modeling the Short-Run Costs of Changes in Water Availability in a Desert City: a Modified Input-Output Approach”. International Review of Applied Economics (In Press)
  • Yoo, J., Frederick, T. (2017). "Varying Impact of Land Subsidence and Earth Fissures on Residential Property Values in Maricopa County – A Quantile Regression Approach" - International Journal of Urban Sciences (In Press)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Papers in Review & Working Papers

 

  • Yoo, J. Ready, RC. (2016). “The Urban and Rural PA Residents’ Preference for Different Types of Renewable Energy Technologies” – In Review
  • Yoo, J., Perrings, C. (2016) “Spatial Hedonic Methods that Estimate Amenity Value of Green Space in Yavapai County - In Review
  • Yoo, J. (2016) "Do Land Subsidence Depress the Economic Value of Forest and Urban Park?" - In Review
  • Yoo, J., Browning, J., Minesinger, Kenneth. (2016). "Open Space Premium near Commercial Zones- A Case Study in the City of Corona, California - In Review
  • Yoo, J., Perrings, C. (2016). “Estimating the Approximated Cross Price Elasticity of Electricity Demand in Phoenix” - Working Paper
  • Yoo, J., (2016). The Consumer's Preference over Urban Amenity - A Stated Preference Approach" - Working paper
  • Yoo, J., Browning, J. (2016). Factors that affects willingness-to-pay for attributes supplied by Land Use Management in Southern California - Latent Class Approach - Working paper
  • Yoo, J. (2016). The Capitalized Values of development pressures on the Nearby Residential Property Values in Southern California - Propensity Score Estimators  - Working paper
  • Yoo, J. (2016). Are Biological, Recreational, and Economic Benefits from Land Use Change? - Difference-in-Difference (DID) Approach - A Case Study in Southern California  - Working paper
  • Yoo, J. (2016). The Capitalized Value of the Future Expectation about Shopping Center" - Difference-In-Difference (DID) Approach -A Case Study in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area - Working paper\
  • Yoo, J. (2016). The Capitalized Value of Outlet Renovations in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area - DID & Propensity Score Approaches - Working paper

Presentation

 

  •  Yoo, J., Ready, R.C, “A New Hedonic Price Model that Incorporates Spatial   Correlationand Spatial Heterogeneity”Agricultural and Applied Economic Association Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, July 23-26, 2011
  • Yoo, J., Ready, R.C. “The Urban and Rural PA Residents’ Preference for Different Types of Renewable Energy Technologies”Environmental and Resource Economics Seminar, Department of Economics, ASU, Tempe, AZ, Oct 28, 2011
  • Yoo, J., Ready, R.C. “Latent Class and Random Parameter Approaches to Accomodating Preference in Stated Preference Surveys”, 2012 W2133 Conference, Newpark Boulevard Park City, Utah, February 22-24, 2012
  • Connors, J.P., Maliszewski, P.J., Simonit, S., Yoo, J., Perrings, C., Kinzig, A. “Environment and Water: Decision Support Tools for Managing Ecosystem Services in Arizona” Planet Under Pressure, London, UK, March 25-31, 2012.
  • Yoo, J. “The Value of Water Rights in Agricultural Properties in the Phoenix Active Management AreaEcoSERVICES Lab Meeting, Tempe, AZ, April 14, 2012
  • Yoo, J., Simonit, S., Connors, J.P., Maliszewski, P.J., Perrings, C., Kinzig., A. “The Value of Water Rights in Agricultural Properties in the Phoenix Active Management Area” Agricultural and Applied Economic Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA August 12-14, 2012
  • Yoo, J “Estimating the Approximated Price Elasticity of Residential Water Demand in Phoenix EcoSERVICES Lab Meeting, Tempe, AZ, November 12, 2012
  • Yoo, J., Simonit, S., Connors, J.P., Perrings, C., Kinzig, A. “The Valuation of Off-Site Ecosystem Service Flows: The Impact of Deforestation on Lake-Sedimentation in Prescott, Arizona”, ACE & Ecosystem Market 2012, Fort Lauderdale, FL, December 10-14, 2012
  •  Yoo, J., Simonit, S., Connors, J.P., Perrings, C., Kinzig, A. “The Valuation of Off-Site Ecosystem Service Flows: The Impact of Deforestation on Lake-Sedimentation in Prescott, Arizona”, EcoSERVICES Lab Meeting, Tempe, AZ, April 8, 2013
  • Yoo, J., Ready, R.C. "Preferences over, and Willingness to Pay for Renewable Energy Technology", Seoul International Conference on Social Sciences and Management (SICSSAM), Seoul, South Korea, January 8-10, 2015
     
  • Yoo, J., Perrings, C. "The Economic Impacts of the Change in Sectoral Water Use in Maricopa County, Arizona: Modified Input-Output Approach", 19th International Academic Conference, Florence, Italy, September 16-19, 2015
  • Yoo, J. "The Economic Impact of Developable Open Space on Housing Prices: A Case Study in the City of Corona, California". Agricultural and Applied Economic Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 31-August 2, 2016
  • Yoo, J. Browning, J., Minesinger, K. "Open Space Premium near Commercial Zones - A Case Study in the City of Corona, California." ACES 2016 Conference- A Community on Ecosystem Services Jacksonville, FL, December 5-9, 2016. 
  • Yoo, J., Frederick, T. "The Varying Impact of Land Subsidence and Earth Fissures on Residential Property Values in Maricopa County "ACES 2016 Conference-A Community on Ecosystem Services, Jacksonville, FL, December 5-9, 2016. 

Church Membership / Activities

Saddleback Church

Interests / Hobbies / Travel / Family

Traveling with my family, watching movies, swimming, jogging, singing

Personal Quote / Scripture / Philosophy of Education

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. (Romans 8:28)