Our Researchers

in the Department of Economics

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Eugene Beaulieu

Role: Professor

Research fields:

  • Political Economy
  • Public Economics
  •  Finance and Taxation
  • International Trade

Research interests: 

International Trade Policy, International Investment Policy, Public Policy, Political Economy

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John Boyce

Role: Professor

Research fields:

  • Microeconomics
  • Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics
  • Political Economy

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Jeffrey Robert Church

Role: Professor

Research fields:

  • Industrial Organization and Regulation

Research interests: 

Competition Policy and Antitrust Law, "Electricity, Pipelines and Telecommunications", Platforms and Network Externalities

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Daniel Gordon

Role: Professor

Research fields: 

  • Econometrics
  • Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics

Research interests: 

Applied Econometrics, Price Modelling, Resource Economics

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Aidan Hollis

Role: Professor

Research fields: 

  • Health Economics
  • Industrial Organization and Regulation

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Ronald D. Kneebone

Role: Professor

Research fields: 

  • Macroeconomic
  • Public Economics, Finance and Taxation

Research interests: 

Homelessness and Poverty, Government Finances

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Jean-William Laliberté

Role: Assistant Professor

Research fields:

  • Econometrics
  • Labour Economics
  • Public Economics, Finance and Taxation

Research interests: 

Economics Education, Intergenerational Mobility, Inequality, Applied Econometrics

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Mingshan Lu

Role: Professor

Research fields:

  • Health Economics

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Kenneth James McKenzie

Role: Professor

Research fields:

  • Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics
  • Public Economics, Finance and Taxation

Research interests: 

Public Economics, Fiscal Policy, Business and Personal Tax

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Arvind Magesan

Role: Associate Professor

Research fields: 

  • Econometrics
  • Industrial Organization and Regulation
  • Political Economy 

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Lucija Muehlenbachs

Role: Associate Professor

Research fields: 

  • Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics

Research interests:

Environmental Justice, Inspections and Enforcement, Environmental Liabilities, Oil and Gas Markets

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Robert Oxoby

Role: Professor and Department Head

Research fields:

  • Microeconomics
  • Behavioural and Experimental Economics
  • Cultural Economics

Research interests: 

Social Identity Theory, Political Economy and Institutions, Performance and Cognition

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Apostolos Serletis

Role: Professor

Research fields:

  • Macroeconomics

Research areas:

Monetary Theory, Financial Econometrics, Consumer Demand Modeling, Nonlinear and Complex Dynamics

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Blake Shaffer

Role: Assistant Professor

Research fields:

  • Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics
  • Public Economics, Finance and Taxation

Research interests:

Electricity Markets, Climate Policy, Energy Transitions

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Stefan Staubli

Role: Associate Professor

Research fields:

  • Industrial Organization and Regulation
  • Public Economics, Finance and Taxation

Research interests: 

Pension Programs and Retirement, Unemployment and Disability Insurance, Parental Leave and Family Policies, Inequality and Redistribution

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Atsuko Tanaka

Role: Assistant Professor 

Research fields:

  • Econometrics
  • Labour Economics

Research interests:

Skill Investment and Labour Productivity, Dynamic Policy Evaluation, Female Labor Supply, Statistical Discrimination

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Trevor Tombe

Role: Associate Professor

Research fields:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Economic Growth, Innovation, and Productivity
  • Public Economics, Finance and Taxation; International Trade

Research interests:

International and Interprovincial Trade, Misallocation and Productivity, Fiscal Federalism, Canadian Public Finance

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Kunio Tsuyuhara

Role: Associate Professor

Research fields:

  • Macroeconomics

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W. David Walls

Role: Professor

Research fields:

  • Cultural Economics
  • Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics
  • Transportation Economics

Research interests:

Entertainment Industry Economics, Energy and Transportation Economics, Gambling Industry, Counterfeiting and Piracy

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Jennifer Winter

Role: Associate Professor 

Research fields:

  • Economic Growth, Innovation, and Productivity
  • Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics
  • Public Economics, Finance and Taxation

Research interests:

Emissions Pricing, Environmental and Energy Policy, Innovation and Energy Transitions, Canadian Economic History

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Lasheng Yuan

Role: Associate Professor

Research fields: 

  • Macroeconomics
  • Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics
  • Industrial Organization and Regulation

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M. Scott Taylor

Role: Professor

Research fields:

  • Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics
  • International Trade

Research interests: 

Economic Growth and Sustainability, Trade and the Environment, Globalization and Resource Use

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Alexander Jakobsen

Role: Assistant Professor 

Research fields:

Microeconomics; Behavioural and Experimental Economics

Research areas:

Microeconomic Theory, Decision Theory, Behavioral Economics

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Dimitri Migrow

Role: Assistant Professor

Research fields:

  • Microeconomics
  • Behavioural and Experimental Economics
  • Industrial Organization and Regulation

Research interests:

Organizational Economics, Contracts, Political Economy

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Mehdi Shadmehr

Role: Associate Professor

Research fields:

  • Microeconomics
  • Political Economy

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Lucia Vojassak

Role: Instructor

Research fields:

  • Microeconomics
  • Environmental, Energy, and Resource Economics

Research interests: 

Applied Microeconomics, Economics Education and Teaching of Economics

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Yu (Sonja) Chen

Role: Assistant Professor 

Research fields:

Macroeconomics

Research interests:

Labour Market, Search and Matching Theory, Frictional Markets, Small and Mid-size Enterprise (SME)

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Aamir Hashmi

Role: Instructor 

Research fields:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Economic Growth, Innovation, and Productivity

Research interests:

Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, Universal Basic Income

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Eric Mbakop

Role: Assistant Professor 

Research interests:

  • Econometrics
  • Industrial Organization and Regulation

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Alexander Whalley

Role: Associate Professor 

Research fields:

Cultural Economics; Labour Economics

Research interests:

Spatial Models of Innovation and Regional Development, Local Public Good Provision, Labor Market Impacts of New Technology

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Lindsay Tedds

Role: Associate Professor

Research fields:

  • Economic Growth, Innovation, and Productivity
  • Political Economy
  • Public Economics, Finance and Taxation

Research interests:

Inclusive Growth, Municipal Public Finance, Tax Policy, Poverty Reduction

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