Tobias Schwörer has been with ISER since earning his M.S. in Resource Management with emphasis in ecological economic from Simon Fraser University, Canada. Schwörer’s research with ISER focused on energy economics, regional economic analysis, and ecological economics. As a consulting economist, Schwörer analyzed the economic significance of Alaska’s oil and gas, mining, and tourism industries. His current work at ISER focuses on analyzing energy options for rural Alaska and the economic valuation of ecosystem services. Schwörer is trained in the design of simulation models for risk and decision analysis, inputoutput models, and choice experiments. Originally from Germany, Schwörer joined UAA’s collegiate cross-country skiing and running teams after a career as a professional ski racer for Germany. In his time off, he likes participating in local orienteering events, backcountry skiing, hunting, and exploring Alaska with his wife Darcy.