My primary research interests are in international trade and macroeconomics.


My main research area is monetary history and economics, and Canadian economic history. From 2001 to 2006 I served as the Head of the Department of Economics. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada.

Associate Professor

My research focuses on health, law and economics, and political economy. My current research explores the factors that influence expert decisions and use of discretion in medicine, politics and law. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, USA.

PhD Job Market Candidate

Development Economics, Political Economy, Economic History

Royal Bank Faculty Research Professor

My teaching and research interests are in labour economics, labour relations and public policy, with focuses on education, skills formation, and immigration. I obtained my Ph.D. from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Professor and Chair, Strategy and Business Economics Division, Sauder School of Business

International trade and trade policy; International business; The Japanese economy; Industrial organization.