Jamie McCasland

Assistant Professor

Jamie McCasland is an Assistant Professor in the Vancouver School of Economics. Prior to arriving at UBC, she completed a PhD in Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

She has experience with field experiments in Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, and Ghana. Her current research studies small firm hiring, job training, and network-based technology adoption in low-income countries.

Winter 2018

ECON442 Issues in Economic Development Sections

Divergence in the world economy, poverty, consequences of initial inequality, institutions, the impact of history, recent developmental experience--some case studies, labour and credit markets, the trickle down process.

Winter 2018

ECON490 Seminar in Applied Economics Sections

Selected problems and issues in the theory and practice of Economics. Each section will focus on a different field. Restricted to Economics Majors, and Combined Majors in Economics their final academic session.