Derek Stacey

Associate Professor
Derek Stacey
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CV: Derek Stacey

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


Derek Stacey is an associate 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

  • Lu Han, Chandler Lutz, Benjamin Sand, and Derek Stacey (2021) The Effects of a Targeted Financial Constraint on the Housing Market, The Review of Financial Studies, 34(8): 3742–3788.

  • 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.