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Joel Blit

Joel Blit

Assistant Professor

jblit@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x35211
Office: HH 105

CV: Joel Blit

BASc Engineering Science (Toronto); MASc Computer Engineering (Waterloo); MBA (INSEAD); MA Economics (Western); PhD Economics (Toronto)

Areas of specialization: International trade; Economics of innovation; Multinational corporations; Boundaries of the firm; Institutions

Roy Brouwer.

Roy Brouwer

Professor

​rbrouwer@uwaterloo.ca
Office: EIT 3008
519-888-4567 x 30400

CV: Roy Brouwer

MSc Agricultural Economics
(Wageningen Agricultural University, NL)

PhD Environmental Economics
(University of East Anglia, UK)

John Burbidge.

John Burbidge

Professor; Academic Advisor

jburbidge@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x37204
Office: HH 125
Personal website

 BA Mathematics & Economics (McGill); PhD (McGill)

Areas of specialization: Public finance

Lutz-Alexander Busch

Lutz-Alexander Busch

Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies

lbusch@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x35229
Office: HH 127

Personal website

BSc (Victoria); MA; PhD (Western Ontario)

Areas of specialization: Applied microeconomic theory; Applied game theory

Emanuel Carvalho.

Emanuel Carvalho

Associate Professor; Associate Dean, Co-op, Administration and Planning

ecarvalho@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32246
Office: PAS 2419

CV: Emanuel Carvalho

BA, MA (Waterloo); PhD Urban and Regional Planning (Waterloo)

Areas of Specialization: Regional and community economic development

Pierre Chaussé.

Pierre Chaussé

Assistant Professor

pierre.chausse@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32422
Office: HH 211
Personal website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

BA (Montréal); MA (Queen's at Kingston); MPhil (Yale); PhD (Québec à Montréal)

Areas of specialization: Applied and theoretical econometrics; Generalized empirical likelihood; Generalized method of moments

Tao Chen.

Tao Chen

Assistant Professor; Director of Big Data Research Lab; Senior Research Fellowship, Harvard Law School

t66chen@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32558
Office: HH 207
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Big Data Research Lab

BA Finance (SISU); MA Economics; MS Math; PhD Economics; PhD Math [A.B.D.] (University of Connecticut)

Areas of specialization: Econometric theory; Applied econometrics; Functional data analysis; Labour economics

Phil Curry

Philip Curry

Assistant Professor

pacurry@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32644
Office: HH 126

CV: Philip Curry
Personal website

BA; MA; PhD (Western)

Areas of specialization: Applied microeconomic theory; Economics of crime; Family law; Optimal taxation; Industrial organization

Lori J. Curtis.

Lori J. Curtis

Professor

ljcurtis@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x33162
Office: HH 240

CV: Lori J. Curtis
Personal website

Nursing Diploma (Durham College); B.Sc (Honours Economics, Trent); MA (Economics, McMaster); PhD (Economics, McMaster)

Areas of specialization: Health economics; Labour economics; Social policy; Applied microeconometrics

Joseph De Juan

Associate Professor, 2+2 Program Advisor

jdejuan@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x33549
Office: HH 208
Personal website

BSc (De La Salle); MSc (Illinois); MA Stat; PhD (North Carolina State)

Areas of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary economics; Applied econometrics

Matthew Doyle.

Matthew Doyle

Associate Professor

m6doyle@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x35352
Office: HH 132
Personal website

BA; MA (McMaster); PhD (University of British Columbia)

Areas of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary theory and policy; Fisheries economics

Ana Ferrer

Ana Ferrer

Professor; Associate Chair, Graduate Studies

aferrer@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x38771
Office: HH 219
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Personal website

BA (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid); MA, PhD (Boston University)

Areas of specialization: Labour economics; Education and household economics

Jean Guillaume Forand.

Jean Guillaume Forand

Assistant Professor

jgforand@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x33635
Office: HH 131
Personal website

BA (Ottawa); MA (Université du Québec à Montréal); PhD (Toronto)

Areas of specialization: Microeconomic theory; Political economy

Ryan George

Ryan George

Lecturer

E-mail: r22georg@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: x 33169
Office: HH 218

BSc Economics; BA History (Victoria); MA Economics (Toronto); MA History (York); PhD History (McMaster)

Francisco Gonzalez

Francisco M. Gonzalez

Professor

francisco.gonzalez@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32136
Office: HH 130
Personal website

BA (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid), PhD (Boston University) 

Areas of specialization: Macroeconomics; Economic development; Public economics

Sue Horton

Sue Horton

Professor

sehorton@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x 37730
Office: LHN 2714

CV: Sue Horton

BA (Cambridge), AM, PhD (Harvard)

Areas of specialization: Economics of health and nutrition in low and middle income countries; economics of public health; cost-effectiveness of health interventions

Margaret Insley.

Margaret Insley

Associate Professor; Department Chair

minsley@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32209
Office: HH 216
Personal website

BA (Calgary); MA (Alberta); PhD (Guelph)

Areas of specialization: Natural resource and environmental economics; Investment under uncertainty -- real options

Robert R. Kerton.

Robert R. Kerton

Adjunct Professor; Distinguished Professor Emeritus and former Dean of Arts

BComm (Toronto); MA (Carleton); PhD (Duke)

Emailkerton@uwaterloo.ca
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Areas of specialization: Consumer economics; International consumer policy; Microeconomics of regulation; Public policy

Jean-Paul Lam.

Jean-Paul Lam

Associate Professor

jplam@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x33091
Office: HH 220

BSc Honours (University of Hull, England); MA, PhD (McMaster)

Areas of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary economics

Stéphanie Lluis.

Stéphanie Lluis

Associate Professor

slluis@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32960
Office: HH 217
Personal website

MSc (Mathématiques Appliquées et Sc. Sociales, Univ. Paris 7 et Panthéon-Sorbonne, France) and MSc Economics (Université de Montréal); PhD Economics (Université de Montréal)

Areas of specialization: Labour economics; Personnel economics; Applied econometrics

geoff malleck

Geoff Malleck

Continuing Lecturer

geoff.malleck@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32654
Office: HH 101

CV: Geoff Malleck

Executive MBA (Queen's)

Areas of specialization: Marketing; Consumer economics; Entrepreneurship

Teferi Mergo

Teferi Mergo

Adjunct Assistant Professor

tmergo@uwaterloo.ca 
519-885-1460 x208
Office: STP 227
Personal Website

BA (Addis Ababa University); MA (MTSU); PhD (Berkeley)

Areas of Specialization: Development; Demography; International

Olivia Ozlem Mesta

Olivia Ozlem Mesta

Lecturer

omesta@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x36559
Office: HH 221

BSc Mathematics (Istanbul University); MSc Mathematical Engineering (Istanbul Technical University); MBA, MSc Applied Mathematics, MA Economics, PhD Economics (University of Missouri)

Areas of specialization: Microeconomics; Mathematical Economics; Industrial Organization; Marketing, Business Economics; Financial Economics.

Trien Nguyen

Trien Nguyen

Professor

nguyen@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32794
Office: HH 202
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

BSc; ChE (California, Berkeley); MA (Simon Fraser); MA; PhD (Western Ontario)

Areas of specialization: Public policy; Economics of taxation; Computational economics; Asian economies; Teaching and learning

Alain-Desire Nimubona

Alain-Désiré Nimubona

Associate Professor; Director, Environment and Economics Minor

animubona@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x33949
Office: HH 212
Personal website

BA (Université du Burundi); MSci; PhD (École des Hautes Études commerciales de Montréal (HEC Montréal) - Univ of Montréal)

Areas of specialization: Environmental economics; Industrial organization; Development economics

Mikko Packalen.

Mikko Packalen

Associate Professor

packalen@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x33413
Office: HH 205
Personal website

MSocSci (Helsinki); LicSocSci (Helsinki); PhD (Stanford)

Areas of specialization: Public Economics; Health Economics; Economics of Innovation

Tom Parker

Thomas Parker

Assistant Professor

tmparker@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x38600
Office: HH 206

CV: Thomas Parker
Personal website

BS Economics (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); MA Economics (University of British Columbia); PhD Economics (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Areas of specialization: Econometric theory; Applied econometrics

Emmanuelle Piérard

Associate Professor

epierard@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x37712
Office: HH 209
Personal website

BSc Université du Québec à Montréal; MA; PhD (McMaster)

Areas of specialization: Health economics; Applied econometrics

Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell

Associate Professor

c2riddel@uwaterloo
​519-888-4567 x33560
HH 104
CV: Chris Riddell

BA, University of British Columbia; MA, McMaster University; PhD, University of Toronto

Areas of specialization: Labour Economics

Horatiu A. Rus

Horatiu A. Rus

Assistant Professor

hrus@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x38338
Office: HH 203
Personal website

BA (Babes-Bolyai University); MA International Relations and European Studies (Central European University); MA Economics (York University); PhD (University of British Columbia)

Areas of specialization: International trade; Natural resource and environmental economics; Political economy and development

Kate Rybczynski

Kathleen Rybczynski

Associate Professor

krybczynski@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32146
Office: HH 242

CV: Kathleen Rybczynski

 Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS) (Georgetown University-School of Foreign Service); MA (Waterloo); PhD (Queen's)

Areas of specialization: Labour economics; Health economics; Economics of gender

Anindya Sen

Anindya Sen

Professor

asen@uwaterloo.ca

519-888-4567 x32123
Office: HH 241
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

BA (Delhi); MA (Concordia); PhD (Toronto)

Recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award

Areas of specialization: Smoking and cigarette taxes; Pricing and firm strategy in imperfectly competitive market; Poverty and the minimum wage; Academic productivity and earnings; Border effects and trade flows

Larry Smith.

Larry Smith

Adjunct Associate Professor

lwsmith@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32647
Office: SCH 240

MA, Waterloo; "Recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award"

Areas of specialization: Forecasting; Entrepreneurship

Bharat Sud

Bharat Sud

Lecturer

bsud@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x36006
​Office: HH 239

CV: Bharat Sud

Corey Van de Waal.

Corey Van de Waal

Continuing Lecturer

chvandewaal@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32463
Office: HH 103

CV: Corey Van de Waal

BA; MA (Waterloo)

Areas of specialization: Labour economics; Public policy; Economics of education; Economics of sport

Mary Ann Vaughan

Mary Ann Vaughan

Continuing Lecturer

mvaughan@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x36825
Office: HH 102

CV: Mary Ann Vaughan

BA (McMaster); MA (Waterloo)

Areas of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary policy

Dinghai Xu.

Dinghai Xu

Associate Professor

dhxu@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x32047
Office: HH 201
Personal website

BA (CTBU - China); MA (Windsor); PhD (Western Ontario)

Areas of specialization: Financial econometrics; Empirical finance; Applied econometrics

Vivian Xiaofei Yang.

Vivian (Xiaofei) Yang

Lecturer

vivyang@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x37073
Office: PAS 1049

PhD and MA in Economics (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Areas of specialization: International trade