James Barney Marsh

James Barney Marsh
  • Professor Emeritus of International Business Economics


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Academic Background

  • PhD, University of Chicago, 1972
  • MA, University of Chicago, 1963
  • BA, University of Chicago, 1961

Research Interests

  • Pacific/Asian International Business and Environment
  • Marine Environment & Natural Resources
  • International Economic Issues

Selected Publications

Resources & environment in Asia’s marine sector. Taylor & Francis. 1992.

Asian Pacific marine resources (editor): special issue of Marine Resource Economics. 1986.

“North Pacific fisheries environment: international issues. ” Contemporary Economic Policy. 1997.

“Keynes and the supply of gold: a statistical test. ” Eastern Economic Journal. 1983.

“Jacob Vanderlint and the roots of supply side economics. ” Eastern Economic Journal. 1986.

Marine Resource Economics (editor): special issue of GeoJournal. 1988.

“Financing mechanisms and partnership development in the Straits of Malacca. ” Towards sustainable management of the Straits of Malacca. 2000.

“A model of deepsea mining. ” The Law of the Sea in the 1980s. 1983.

“Key economic issues in Pacific Basin marine resources: oil, natural gas, marine minerals, and fisheries. The Pacific Challenge in International Business. 1987.

Awards & Honors

  • 2000 - College of Business, University of Hawaii. Excellence in teaching
  • 1995 - United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization Conference on the Sustainable Contribution of Fisheries to Food Security. U. S. team member. Kyoto
  • 1994-1996 - Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership. Tokyo. Social Science Research Council. New York. Shintaro Abe Fellow
  • 1994-1996 - Center for River Basin Environmental Studies. Gifu University, Japan. First Distinguished Guest Research Professor of Global Environmentology
  • 1994 - Manoa Writing Program for Writing-Intensive Courses. University of Hawaii. Distinguished Service Award
  • 1990 - College of Business, University of Hawaii. Excellence in teaching
  • 1990 - Manoa Writing Program. University of Hawaii. Excellence in teaching writing intensive courses
  • 1989 - College of Business, 1989. Professor of the Year. Honorable mention.
  • 1968-1969 - Brookings Institution. Baker Weeks Fellow
  • Beta Gamma Sigma.


  • Undergraduate: BUS (international economics); International Macro & Monetary Economics; UH Study Abroad program at the Free University in Berlin, Germany; FIN (international finance); Course on Asian finance.
  • Graduate, MBA and EMBA: Managerial Economics, International Finance, Managerial Finance, External Environment of Business.