John Fountain

Visiting Lecturer

John Fountain obtained his PhD from Stanford University. Now semi-retired, he previously taught at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand for more than thirty years.

He grew up in Vancouver and graduated from Lord Byng Secondary in West Point Grey. He is also a UBC alumnus.

His academic interests include micro, public, behavioural, health, macro and development economics. His personal interests include recreational cycling and cycle touring, fly fishing, good coffee, reading on a beach, travelling, and camping.



Winter 2018

ECON302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis I Sections

Income and employment theory, monetary theory, the open economy, economic fluctuations and growth. Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 302, ECON 305, or ECON 309.

Winter 2018

ECON421 Introduction to Game Theory and Applications. Sections

Principles of rational behaviour in strategic situations and various notions of equilibrium useful in predicting outcomes. Applications from economics, business, politics, law and biology.