Horatiu Rus

Associate Professor
Horatiu Rus.

Areas of specialization

International trade,

Environmental & natural resource economics,

International development,

Political economy


BA (Babes-Bolyai), MA (Central European), MA (York), PhD (British Columbia)

I am interested in the economics and political economy of international trade and environmental issues. I use applied theoretical and empirical methods to study the effectiveness of trade and environment policies in an international context.

At Waterloo, I am jointly appointed in Economics and Political Science, where I primarily teach courses on the Economics and Politics International Trade and Natural Resources.

Selected publications

Renewable Resources, Pollution and TradeReview of International Economics, forthcoming 2016.

Green Technology Transfers and Border Tax Adjustments, with A-D Nimubona, Environmental and Resource Economics, 62:1, 2015.

Corruption, Conflict and the Management of Natural Resources, Economics of Governance, 15:4, 2014.

Transboundary Marine Resources and Trading Neighbours, Environmental and Resource Economics53:2, 2012.

Environmental Depletion, Governance and ConflictSouthern Economic Journal, 78:4, April 2012.

The Effectiveness of the Canadian Antidumping Regime with N. Malhotra, Canadian Public Policy, 35:2, June 2009.

Antidumping Duties in the Agriculture Sector: Trade Restricting or Trade Deflecting? with N. Malhotra and S. Kassam, Global Economy Journal (B.E. Press) 8:2, 2008.

Additional links and information


Email: hrus@uwaterloo.ca
Office: Hagey Hall 203