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Charles Sims, Ph.D.

Dr. Sims holds a joint appointment with the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and the Department of Economics at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 

Position:

  • Director, Energy and Environment Program

Institution:

  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Bio:

Dr. Sims holds a joint appointment with the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and the Department of Economics at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  His expertise is in both Environmental and Natural Resources and Behavioral and Experimental Economics.

Recent Publications:

Markel, E., Sims, C., & English, B. C. (2018). Policy uncertainty and the optimal investment decisions of second-generation biofuel producers. Energy Economics, 76, 89–100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2018.09.017 

LaRiviere, J., Kling, D., Sanchirico, J. N., Sims, C., & Springborn, M. (2017). The Treatment of Uncertainty and Learning in the Economics of Natural Resource and Environmental Management. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 12(1), 92–112. https://doi.org/10.1093/reep/rex021 

Heines, B., Lenhart, S., & Sims, C. (2018). Assessing the economic trade-offs between prevention and suppression of forest fires. Natural Resource Modeling, 31(1), e12159. https://doi.org/10.1111/nrm.12159 

Warziniack, T., Sims, C., & Haas, J. (2019). Fire and the joint production of ecosystem services: A spatial-dynamic optimization approach. Forest Policy and Economics, 101926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forpol.2019.05.012 

Sims, C., Finnoff, D., & Shogren, J. F. (2016). Bioeconomics of invasive species: using real options theory to integrate ecology, economics, and risk management. Food Security, 8(1), 61–70. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-015-0530-1 

Contact Info:

865-974-3825

cbsims@utk.edu

http://bakercenter.utk.edu/meet-the-staff/sims/

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