Assistant Professor

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Education: BBA (Nipissing); MA & PhD (Queen’s)
Research interests: Housing, Labour, Finance


Derek Stacey is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Waterloo. His research focuses on the strategic interaction among participants in frictional markets. His approach is primarily one of applied theory, often with empirical applications to housing, labour or financial markets. Before joining the University of Waterloo, he was an associate professor in the Department of Economics at Ryerson University.

Selected publications

  • Stacey, D. (2019) Posted Prices, Search and Bargaining, Review of Economic Dynamics, 33: 85-104.
  • Imai, S., D. Stacey, and C. Warman (2019) From Engineer to Taxi Driver? Language Proficiency and the Occupational Skills of Immigrants, Canadian Journal of Economics, 52(3): 914-953.
  • Stacey, D. (2016) Commitment and Costly Signaling in Decentralized Markets, International Economic Review, 57: 1507-1533.
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