James Fogarty

Associate Professor, BEc PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M089), 35 Stirling Highway, Room G029, Agriculture North West Wing, Perth campus

    6009 Perth


  • 179 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
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Personal profile


James Fogarty completed a PhD in Economics in 2006. Following the completion of his degree he joined a large private sector economics consultancy, where he worked for a wide range of government and private sector clients. Natural Resource Management issues were a major theme of the work he completed as a consultant.

In 2008 James joined the Agricultural and Resource Economics Discipline at UWA, where, in addition to his research activities, he has played a major role in curriculum development. James maintains a strong commitment to professional development in the field, and is the President of the WA branch of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.

Roles and responsibilities

Coordinator, Natural Resource Management Major (Undergraduate course)
Coordinator, Master of Agricultural Economics (Postgraduate coursework degree)
Chair, Curriculum Development, School of Agriculture and Environment

Current projects

CRC for Water Sensitive Cities https://watersensitivecities.org.au/

Teaching overview

SCIE1104 - Science, Society and Data Analysis
SCIE4402 - Data Management and Analysis in the Natural Sciences
AGRI2201 Pasture and Livestock Systems


- Water policy
- Alcohol demand
- Taxation theory
- Food consumption and health
- Food safety standards
- Academic assessment methods
- Meta analysis
- Local government efficiency


  • Agricultural economics
  • Alcohol demand and taxation
  • Consumer demand questions
  • Water economics
  • Meta-analysis
  • Local government issues
  • Food economics

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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 179 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 23 Article
  • 2 Other output
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

An R package and tutorial for case 2 best–worst scaling

Aizaki, H. & Fogarty, J., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Choice Modelling. 32, 100171.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Discrete Choice
Survey Data
Data analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Alcohol Consumption in the United States: Past, Present, and Future Trends

Fogarty, J. & Voon, D., 1 May 2018, In : Journal of Wine Economics. 13, 2, p. 121-143 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcohol Drinking
Bayes Theorem

The most cost-effective ways to maintain public open space with less water: Perth case study

Mennen, S., Fogarty, J. & Iftekhar, M. S., 2 Jan 2018, In : Urban Water Journal. 15, 1, p. 92-96 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public space
open space
1 Citation (Scopus)

Understanding social preferences for land use in wastewater treatment plant buffer zones

Iftekhar, M. S., Burton, M., Zhang, F., Kininmonth, I. & Fogarty, J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 178, p. 208-216 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

buffer zone
land use
wastewater treatment plant
nature conservation
decision making

Wine investment and portfolio diversification gains

Fogarty, J. J., 1 Jan 2018, World Scientific Handbook in Financial Economics Series, p. 337-352 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Portfolio diversification
Financial assets
Diversification benefits
Risk-adjusted returns

Projects 2012 2020