UMass Boston

David Timmons

Assistant Professor
Wheatley Hall Floor 05

Area of Expertise

Environmental and ecological economics, Renewable energy economics, energy efficiency, biomass energy, urbanization environmental impacts, local food systems


MS in Community Development and Applied Economics, with graduate certificate in Ecological Economics, University of Vermont, 2006

PhD in Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Professor Timmons is an ecological economist and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental and resource economics as well as microeconomics.  He has also served as academic director for a study abroad program on renewable energy in Iceland.  Professor Timmons is currently studying the economics of decarbonization and renewable energy, focusing on optimization of fully renewable energy systems.  He has also studied biomass energy, urbanization environmental impacts, and local food system potential.