I have spent the last ten years teaching economics and engaging in original economic research, with an emphasis on economics of sex and love, and women in the workforce. I obtained my Ph.D. from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
My main area of research is development economics with a focus on micro-level institutions. Some of my work focuses on the role of gender. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia.
I’m an environmental economist. I study how people respond to environmental threats like climate change, air pollution, and wildfires.
I focus on everything that relates to the macro-economy. I am a native of Quebec City, and I obtained my Ph.D from Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
My main research area is Macroeconomics. I study how market frictions impact aggregate productivity by distorting the allocation of workers and capital across firms. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
I teach a wide variety of courses including cost-benefit, environmental economics, and microeconomics at both the introductory and intermediate levels. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia.
I teach and do research in the the fields of Environmental Economics and International Trade. Most of my work has been on the interaction between globalization, the environment, and the sustainability of renewable resources. I obtained my Ph.D. from Stanford University.
My research is in urban economics and transportation. Current projects investigate the consequences of gentrification, the potential for e-commerce to reduce spatial inequality, the efficiency of urban transportation systems, and preferences for social interactions. I received my PhD from the University of Toronto in 2013, and worked as an assistant professor of real estate at UC Berkeley before joining UBC in 2020.
My work focuses on the interplay between electoral incentives and economic outcomes. My research uses social network analysis, surveys and field experiments. I am cross-appointed in the Department of Political Science and the VSE. I obtained my PhD from the University of California, San Diego.
I am a Professor in the Vancouver School of Economics. My area of expertise is in International Macroeconomics and Finance. In recent years, my research interests have been on issues related to exchange rate determination, exchange rates and prices, and international aspects of monetary and fiscal policy.
I have been a Professor in the Vancouver School of Economics of the University of British Columbia since 1970. Most of my areas of research involve duality theory. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of California in Berkeley, California, USA.
The emphasis of my teaching and research is on economic history, sustainable economic development, technological change, and the pedagogy of post-secondary education. I obtained my Ph.D. from Nuffield College, Oxford.
My main research area is economic history, with particular emphasis on Early Modern Spain. I am originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and I obtained my Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, USA.
My main research interests are Microeconomic Theory, Mechanism Design and Public Finance. I’ve obtained my PhD from Yale University in 2014.
My research focuses on Political Economy and Development Economics. In particular, I work on issues related to governance and accountability in developing countries, how politics affect public service delivery, the effects of electoral rules on political selection, and the role of the state in high crime and violence environments.
My research areas focus on wage inequality, the economic progress of women, and contributions to decomposition methods. I am originally from Montréal, and received my Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia.
My work focuses on problems in development economies, with a particular interest in political economy and non-profits. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia.
My research interests are in labour economics and public economics. In particular I am interested in taxation policy, immigration policy and regulation of the labour market.
Research interests in macroeconomics and applied microeconomics.
Ph.D. from University College London.
My teaching includes principles of micro and macroeconomics, as well as topics in economic policy and in the economic analysis of law.
I teach intermediate and senior undergraduate courses here at the VSE, focusing on how we can use economic intuition, modelling, and data analysis to understand the world around us. My pedagogical research includes developing undergraduate researchers, experiential learning, community-engaged learning, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. My economic research areas include applied microeconomics, and industrial organization.
My research interests centre around determinants of the wage and employment structure. In my recent work, this has entailed bridging between macro labour and micro labour identification issues. I obtained my Ph.D. from Stanford University.
My main area of research and teaching include microeconomic theory, theory of contracts and organizations, and games and decisions. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, IL, USA.
I am an active researcher working on capital gains taxes, asset pricing, behavioural finance and economics, IPO and SEO underpricing.
I did my PhD in Finance at Simon Fraser University.
My work focuses on topics in international finance and macroeconomics, as well as development economics, with a particular focus on India. I obtained my Ph.D. from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA.
My research interests are in the determinants of life-cycle earnings and career dynamics, dynamic discrete choice models of human capital formation, and the estimation of equilibrium search models. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, ON, Canada.
My main area of research is empirical industrial organization and market design. My current research project involves evaluating different school choice mechanisms. I received my PhD from University of Chicago in 2015.
My main research areas are econometrics, international trade, economic issues related to COVID. In econometrics, my research interests include structural estimation, finite mixture models, nonparametric identification, and causal inference.
I teach a number of courses both at upper and lower levels. My courses include Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Money and Banking, International Trade, and International Macroeconomics and Finance. My main research focus is Macro and Monetary Economics. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of Helsinki, Finland.
My main research areas are health economics, labor economics and public economics. I obtained my Ph.D. from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
My research area focuses are international economics, macroeconomics, and development economics. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.
My recent research revolves around the issue of earnings inequality in Canada and other countries. I am also interested in econometric methods used to analyze the earnings distribution and regression discontinuity designs. I obtained my Ph.D. from Princeton University.
My research fields consist of contract theory, applied game theory, and information economics. I am deeply interested in the interaction of information and incentives in various economics and political environments. I obtained my Ph.D. from MIT in Cambridge, MA, USA.
I use field and natural experiments to study preference formation, social integration, and political selection.
I received my PhD from MIT in 2018, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the briq Institute on Behavior and Inequality from 2018-19.
Dr. Chowdhury Shameem Mahmoud teaches courses in economics and statistics. He obtained his PhD from Purdue University.
I received Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, college park. My work is that of an inter-disciplinary social scientist with a strong interest in questions related to Population, Gender, and Global Health. My other areas of research interest include Trade & development.
My main area of research is econometrics, including econometrics of auctions, weak identification and misspecification, and methods for time series and network dependent data. I obtained my Ph.D. from Yale University in New Haven, CT, USA.
My main research area is development economics, with a focus on labor markets and firms. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, USA.
My research spans the fields of public and labour economics, with a focus on the economics of children and the elderly, as well as other tax and labour market policy topics. I obtained my Ph.D from the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
My research fields are in public economics and corporate finance. My current projects study the effects of capital gains taxes on firms’ investment and the spillover effects of political patronage on the allocation of bank credits in private markets. I am also interested in how firms’ market power affects their investment, capital structure, and employment decisions.
I received my Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University and B.A. in economics and mathematics from Cornell University.
My research fields are macroeconomic theory, growth and development, and political economy. I have had an adventurous and fulfilling career teaching all over the world, finally returning to my original home-town, and UBC, in 2002.
I work on Microeconomic Theory, with a particular interest in Market/Mechanism Design. I obtained my Ph.D. from Stanford University, USA.
I use economic tools to study topics in education, crime, and labour. I am particularly interested in criminal justice reform.
My research interest is in growth, macro, and financial economics from the perspective of the firm, with an emphasis on the role of information diffusion. I obtained my Ph.D. from New York University.
My research interests are in micro theory, especially the theory of competing mechanisms, and the theory of directed search. I obtained my Ph.D. from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
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.
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.
My main research areas are political economy and conflict. I obtained my PhD from the IIES at Stockholm University, Sweden.
My main research area is in labor economics. In particular, I study how alternative work arrangements impact the labor market outcomes of both firms and workers. I am also interested in applied econometrics, specifically in methods concerning the study of matched employer-employee datasets. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
My research consists of both theoretical and applied econometrics. I obtained my Ph.D. from MIT in Cambridge, MA, USA.
My research focuses on mechanism design, in particular, existence and construction of optimal mechanisms, competing auctions and mechanisms, as well as industrial organization theory. I obtained my Ph.D. from Stanford University.
My main research interest is in Environmental/Resource Economics, Public Finance and Healthcare Policy. I am originally from Bandipur, a small hill-top town in Nepal. I obtained my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA.
My research focuses on business cycles and the consequences of macroeconomics forces on the labour market. I obtained my Ph.D. from Northwestern University.
Erik Snowberg is the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Data-Intensive Methods in Economics, and Director of the new Centre for Innovative Data in Economics Research (CIDER). His goal is to build UBC into a world leader in the empirical study of political economy, mining innovative data to better understand the effects of politics and policy on the economy.
My main research interests include inference on various nonparametric or semiparametric models, and optimal inference on nonregular parameters or set-identified parameters. I obtained my Ph.D. from Yale University in New Haven, CT, USA.
My main research area is development economics, with a focus on productivity and firms. I obtained my Ph.D. from the London School of Economics.
My main areas of research are international trade and macro-development. I received my Ph.D. from Princeton University, USA.
I am an Assistant Professor in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia.
My research interest is in international macroeconomics, financial economics, and information economics with a particular focus on the role of coordination failures and financial frictions.
I obtained my PhD in 2014 from New York University and my undergraduate degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
My research lies at the intersection of Development Economics, Economic History and Economic Growth. I am particularly interested in economic persistence with a focus on Latin America. I obtained my PhD from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the European Doctoral Program in 2015.
I am a sessional lecturer at the Vancouver School of Economics, and I currently teach a variety of undergraduate courses in the areas of microeconomic theory, econometrics and industrial organization.
My main research area is macroeconomics and firm dynamics. In particular, I work on firm and industry cross-sectional heterogeneity and their implications to the macroeconomy. I am originally from Changzhou, China, and I obtained my Ph.D. from Stern School of Business, New York University, New York, USA.