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Economics Faculty


Kenneth CarlawRoss Hickey / Khan Islam / Mohsen Javdani / John Janmaat / James Johnson / Noriko Ozawa / Kit Pasula / Julien Picault / Karl Pinno / Peter Wylie


KENNETH CARLAW
Professor, ECONOMICS

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kenneth.carlaw@ubc.ca
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kenneth carlaw 2PhD Simon Fraser University

RESEARCH: Evolutionary economics applied to historical technological change and sustainable long term economic growth; application in policy analysis of economic growth, development and sustainability as well in the development of measurement methodology; analysis of issues of socially just wealth distribution.

TEACHING: Macroeconomics; strategic thinking; economic growth; productivity and technological change.

ROSS HICKEY
Assistant Professor, ECONOMICS

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Ross HickeyPhD Simon Fraser University

RESEARCH: Public finance and political economy; fiscal policy (government expenditure and taxation) and how it is influenced by interactions within a hierarchy of governments (municipal, provincial and federal); elections; lobbying activity.

TEACHING: Public finance; empirical economics; macroeconomics.

KHAN JAHIRUL ISLAM
Term Lecturer, ECONOMICS

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khan.islam@ubc.ca

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Khan IslamPhD University of Manitoba

RESEARCH: Applied microeconomics, microeconomic theory, economic development, game theory, financial exclusion, poverty and inequality.

TEACHING: Microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, money and banking, economics of environment, international trade.

JOHN JANMAAT
Associate Professor, ECONOMICS

Leading Edge Endowment Fund Chair

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john.janmaat@ubc.ca
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Dr. John JanmaatPhD Queen's University

RESEARCH: Environmental and resource economics, particularly the economics of water resources; factors that determine water use in the Okanagan and other regions; policy options to encourage ways of using water - and other resources - to more effectively serve the needs and wants of local communities and society at large.

TEACHING: Environmental and natural resource economics; experimental economics.

MOHSEN JAVDANI
Assistant Professor, ECONOMICS

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Mohsen JavdaniPhD Simon Fraser University

RESEARCH: Labour economics, applied econometrics, economics of education, economics of immigrants and minorities, economics of gender, personnel economics.

TEACHING: Labour economics, econometrics, microeconomics, game theory.

JAMES JOHNSON
Associate Professor, ECONOMICS

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ja.johnson@ubc.ca
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Dr. James JohnsonPhD McMaster University

RESEARCH: Labour economics and the economics of education.

TEACHING: Empirical economics; methods of empirical research.

NORIKO OZAWA
Senior Instructor, ECONOMICS

noriko.ozawa@ubc.ca
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Dr. Noriko OzawaPhD University of Toronto

RESEARCH: Industrial organization; applied microeconomics; applied game theory; understanding how firms determine their vertical boundaries and arrange their relationships with suppliers and customers; examines the organizational forms employed by Japanese firms by focusing on their effectiveness for coordinating various production activities.

TEACHING: Consumer behaviour; firm and market structure; business strategy; game theory.

KIT PASULA
Associate Professor, ECONOMICS

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kit.pasula@ubc.ca
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Kit PasulaPhD University of Toronto

RESEARCH: Macroeconomics; international economics; monetary economics.

TEACHING: Macroeconomics; international economics; monetary economics.

JULIEN PICAULT
Senior Instructor, ECONOMICS

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Julien Picault

PhD HEC Montréal

RESEARCH: Labour economics, discrimination, industrial organization, applied microeconomics, economics of education.

TEACHING: Industrial organization, labor economics, cost-benefit analysis, industrial relations, microeconomics, macroeconomics.

KARL PINNO
Term Lecturer, ECONOMICS

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Karl Pinno

PhD University of Calgary 

RESEARCH: Energy, macroeconomics, finance. Money and banking.

TEACHING: 
Macroeconomics, energy, econometrics, energy econometrics, international finance, trade, money and banking, and history of economic thought.

PETER WYLIE
Associate Professor, ECONOMICS

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peter.wylie@ubc.ca
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Dr. Peter WyliePhD Queen's University, Kingston

RESEARCH: Economic history; international economics; public policy; regional innovation; economic competitiveness; public infrastructure and economic growth; manufacturing employment effects of NAFTA; regional innovation systems; policies for sustainable regional economic development.

TEACHING: Economic history; international economics; economic growth.

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