Dr. Timothy Fik

T_Fik

Dr. Timothy Fik

Associate Professor

fik@ufl.edu

(352) 294-7504

Focus Areas

Areas of Specialization

  • Economic Geography, Regional Development, Impact Assessment, Spatial Statistics and Econometric Modeling,
  • Real Estate Price Valuation,
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Urban Systems
  • Music Geography

Educational Background

  • PhD in Geography & Regional Development, University of Arizona, 1989
  • M.A. in Geography, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1986
  • B.A. in Geography & Economics, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1980

Recent Courses

  • GEO 2426    Pop Music/Culture
  • GEO 2500    Global/Regional/Economies
  • GEO 3162C  Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
  • GEO 4167C  Intermediate Quantitative Analysis

Current Graduate Students

PhD

Masters

Recent Publications

Research Papers Fik, T.J., C.F. Sidman, R. Swett and W. Sargent, 2005. A Methodology for Delineating a primary Service Area for Recreational Boaters Using a Public Access Ramp. The Florida Geographer, 36, 23-40.

Sidman, C. F., and T. J. Fik. 2005. Modeling Spatial Patterns of Recreational Boaters: Vessel, Behavioral, and Geographic Considerations. Leisure Sciences 27: 1-15.

Fik, T. J., D. C. Ling, and G. F. Mulligan. 2003. Modeling Spatial Variation in Housing Prices: A Variable Interaction Approach, Real Estate Economics 31 (4): 623-646.

Reports & Proceedings Sidman, C. F., T. J. Fik, R. Swett, and B. Sargent. 2004. Spatial and Temporal Boating Trends in Tampa and Sarasota Bays, Florida, a University of Florida Sea Grant Program publication in conjunction with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission funded in part by the Florida Department of Environment Protection and Florida Coastal Management Program.

Sidman, C. F., T. J. Fik, and B. Sargent. 2004. A Recreational Boating Characterization for Tampa and Sarasota Bays, publication of the University of Florida Sea Grant Program and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission supported by the National Sea Grant College Program of the United States Dept. of Commerce and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under NOAA Grant #NA 16RG-2195, award number NA17OZ2330.

Swett, R., C. F. Sidman, T. J. Fik, and B. Sargent. 2004. Florida’s Vessel Title Registration System as a Source of Boat Locations and Characteristics: A Case Study in Lee and Manatee Counties, Florida Sea Grant publication funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Coastal Management Program, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under NOAA Grant #NA 03NONOS4190079.

Sidman, C. F., and T. J. Fik. 2002. Enhancements to a Regression-Based Approach to Estimate Preferred Recreational Boating Destinations in Charlotte Harbor, Florida, Florida Marine Research Institute Report, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Books Fik, T. J. 2000. The Geography of Economic Development: Regional Changes, Global Challenges; 2nd edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.

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