Faculty profiles

Margaret Insley.

Margaret Insley

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x42209
Office: HH 127
Personal website

CV: Margaret Insley

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

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

Anindya Sen

Anindya Sen



519-888-4567 x32123
Office: EC5 1003

CV: Anindya Sen

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

Recipient of the Distinguished Teacher Award

Areas of specialization: Pricing and firm strategy in imperfectly competitive markets such as retail gasoline; Deregulation of retail alcohol and marijuana; Smoking and cigarette taxes;  Poverty and the minimum wage; Government policy in electricity markets; Border effects and trade flows

Trien Nguyen

Trien Nguyen


519-888-4567 x42794
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

Joseph DeJuan

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x43549
Office: HH 208
Personal website

CV: Joseph DeJuan

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

Areas of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary economics; Applied econometrics

Alain-Desire Nimubona

Alain-Désiré Nimubona

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x43949
Office: HH 212
Personal website

CV:Alain-Désiré Nimubona

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

Joel Blit

Joel Blit

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x45211
Office: HH 105

CV: Joel Blit

Website: Joel Blit

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

Areas of specialization: Economics of Innovation, Technology Clusters, Intellectual Property, Automation and the Future of Work, Skilled Immigration, International Trade

John Burbidge.

John Burbidge

Professor Emeritus

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

Email: jburbidge@uwaterloo.ca

Personal website

Google Scholar

Retired: 2021

Areas of specialization: Public finance

Lutz-Alexander Busch

Lutz-Alexander Busch

Associate Professor; Department Chair

519-888-4567 x45229
Office: HH 216

Personal website

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

Areas of specialization: Applied microeconomic theory; Applied game theory

Emanuel Carvalho.

Emanuel Carvalho

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x42246
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

Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies

519-888-4567 x32422
Office: HH 211
Personal website​

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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

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

Tao Chen.

Tao Chen

Associate Professor; Senior Research Fellowship, Harvard Law School; Cross Appointed to Statistics and Actuarial Science

519-888-4567 x42558
Office: HH 207

CV: Tao Chen ​

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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

Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Graduate Studies

519-888-4567 x42644
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


519-888-4567 x43162
Office: HH 240

CV: Lori J. Curtis

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

Matthew Doyle.

Matthew Doyle

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x45352
Office: HH 132
Personal website

CV: Matthew Doyle

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

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

Jean Guillaume Forand.

Jean Guillaume Forand

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x43635
Office: HH 131
Personal website

CV: Jean Guillaume Forand

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

Areas of specialization: Microeconomic theory; Political economy

Jean Paul Lam

Jean-Paul Lam

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x43091
Office: HH 220

CV: JP Lam

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

Areas of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary economics

Eva Lau.

Eva Lau

Continuing Lecturer

Retired: 2014
Areas of specialization: Microeconomics and macroeconomics; Cost benefit analysis; Economics of education; Personal finance and economics

Stéphanie Lluis.

Stéphanie Lluis

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x42960
Office: HH 217
Personal website

CV: Stéphanie Lluis

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

519-888-4567 x42654
Office: HH 101

CV: Geoff Malleck

Executive MBA (Queen's)

Areas of specialization: Marketing; Consumer economics; Entrepreneurship

Mikko Packalen.

Mikko Packalen

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x33413
Office: HH 205
Personal website

CV: Mikko Packalen

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

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

Tom Parker

Thomas Parker

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x48600
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

519-888-4567 x47712
Office: HH 209
Personal website

CV: Emmanuelle Piérard

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

Areas of specialization: Health economics; Applied econometrics

Horatiu A. Rus

Horatiu A. Rus

Associate Professor

519-888-4567 x48338
Office: HH 203
Personal website

CV:Horatiu A. Rus

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

519-888-4567 x42146
Office: HH 210

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

Mikal Skuterud.

Mikal Skuterud


519-888-4567 x42584
Office: HH 204
Personal website

CV: Mikal Skuterud

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

Areas of specialization: Labour economics; Microeconometrics