James  Forcier

James Forcier

Assistant Professor, Applied Economics

James Forcier brings to CPS many years of academic and corporate experience. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California's School of Policy, Planning & Analysis where his emphasis was on the application of microeconomic tools to business issues. His research into the economic implications of the American legal system was published as Judicial Excess: The Political Economy of the American Legal System (University Press, 1994).

He has been quoted in such publications as Business Week online, Information Week, Nation's Business, Public Utilities Fortnightly, San Francisco Business Times, and The Wall Street Journal, and has appeared on CNET Radio, KRON TV, National Public Radio and NBC Nightly News. Professor Forcier has taught numerous courses in CPS including Economics for Managers, Economics of Telecommunications, Financial Decision Making, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Strategic Economic Analysis. In addition to teaching, Professor Forcier is a consultant specializing in corporate business development and profitability enhancement. He has performed economic analysis and devised strategic business initiatives for such firms as AT&T, Bluetooth SIG, BMC Software, Cisco Systems, PCTel, VISA and Charles Schwab.