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Victor Aguiar

Victor Aguiar

Assistant Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Microeconomic Theory; Behavioral Economics; Consumer Theory; Revealed Preferences
Teaching: Microeconomics

SSC 4060
519-661-2111 Ext. 85320
vaguiar@uwo.ca
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Alan Bester

C. Alan Bester

Associate Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Financial Economics
Teaching: Business Statistics; Financial Management; Financial Markets

SSC 4028
519-661-2111 Ext. 85227
cbester@uwo.ca
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Audra Bowlus

Audra Bowlus

Professor and Chair

Research interests / Specializations: Applied Labour; General Equilibrium Search Theory & Estimation; Human Capital
Teaching: Labour; Applied Econometrics

SSC 4009
519-661-2111 Ext. 85359
abowlus@uwo.ca
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Rui Castro

Rui Castro

Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Macroeconomics; Economic Development and Growth; Labour Economics
Teaching: Macroeconomics

SSC 4029
519-661-2111 Ext. 85484
rcastro7@uwo.ca
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Elizabeth (Betsy) Caucutt

Elizabeth Caucutt

Associate Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Macroeconomics; Family Economics; Human Capital
Teaching: Public finance; Macroeconomics

SSC 4043
519-661-2111 Ext. 85235
ecaucutt@uwo.ca
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Tai-Yeong Chung

Tai-Yeong Chung

Associate Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Economic Analysis of Law; Contract Theory
Teaching: Industrial Organization; Law and Economics; Microeconomic Policy

SSC 4079
519-661-2111 Ext. 85512
tchung@uwo.ca
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Simona Cociuba

Simona Cociuba

Assistant Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Macroeconomics; Labour Economics; Financial Economics
Teaching: Macroeconomics

SSC 4061
519-661-2111 Ext. 85310
scociuba@uwo.ca
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Tim Conley

Tim Conley

Professor and Graduate Program Director
William G. Davis Chair in International Trade 2014-2019
Faculty Scholar 2015-2017

Research interests / Specializations: Applied and Theoretical Econometrics; Development; Empirical Industrial Organization
Teaching: Econometrics

SSC 4013
519-661-2111 Ext. 88908
tconley3@uwo.ca
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Jim Davies

Jim Davies

Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Distribution of Wealth; Tax Policy
Teaching: Public Economics

SSC 4092
519-661-2111 Ext. 88135
jdavies@uwo.ca
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Maria Goltsman

Maria Goltsman

Associate Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Economics of Information
Teaching: Microeconomics; Game Theory

SSC 4056
519-661-2111 Ext. 85363
mgoltsma@uwo.ca
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Silvia Goncalves

Sílvia Gonçalves

Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Econometrics; Time Series Analysis; Financial Econometrics
Teaching: Econometrics

SSC 4042
519-661-2111 Ext. 85232
sgoncal9@uwo.ca
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Nail Kashaev

Nail Kashaev

Assistant Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Econometric Theory; Applied Econometrics; Industrial Organization
Teaching: Econometrics

SSC 4044
519-661-2111 Ext. 87346
nkashaev@uwo.ca
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Igor Livshits

Igor Livshits

Associate Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Macroeconomic Theory; Consumer Credit; Bankruptcy: Sovereign Debt; Political Economy; Economic Growth and Development

SSC 4031
519-661-2111 Ext. 85539
livshits@uwo.ca
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Lance Lochner

Lance Lochner

Professor and Director of CHCP (Centre for Human Capital and Productivity); Canada Research Chair in Human Capital and Productivity

Research interests / Specializations: Labour Economics; Economics of Education; Economics of Crime
Teaching: Labour Economics

SSC 4022
519-661-2111 Ext. 85281
llochner@uwo.ca
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Leigh MacDonald

Leigh MacDonald

Lecturer and 1021/1022 Coordinator

Research interests / Specializations: Macroeconomic Policy; Deficits and Debts
Teaching:  Macroeconomics; Macro Policy; Microeconomics; Development

SSC 4077
519-661-2111 Ext. 85224
lmacdon5@uwo.ca
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Jim MacGee

Jim MacGee

Associate Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Macroeconomics; International Economics
Teaching: Macroeconomics; Financial Economic History; Risk Management

SSC 4008
519-661-2111 Ext. 85207
jmacgee@uwo.ca
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Desmond McKeon

Desmond McKeon

Lecturer

Research interests / Specializations: Macroeconomics; International Economics; Financial Markets
Teaching: Macroeconomics; Financial Economics; International Economics

SSC 4052
519-661-2111 Ext. 85303
dmckeon@uwo.ca
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Nirav Mehta

Nirav Mehta

Assistant Professor - On Leave January 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017

Research interests / Specializations: Public Economics, Labor Economics, Education, Health
Teaching: Public Economics, Applied Econometrics, Education

SSC 4037
519-661-2111 Ext. 85284
nirav.mehta@uwo.ca
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Joseph Mullins

Joseph Mullins

Assistant Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Applied Microeconomics; Labour
Teaching: Econometrics

SSC 4058
519-661-2111 Ext. 85270
jmulli25@uwo.ca
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Salvador Navarro

Salvador Navarro

Associate Professor
W. Glenn Campbell Fellow 2015-2020

Research interests / Specializations: Applied Econometrics; Labor Economics; Industrial Organization; Education; Nonparametric Identification
Teaching: Applied Econometrics; Computational Economics; Labor Economics; Quantitative Economic Policy

SSC 4041
519-661-2111 Ext. 81586
snavarr@uwo.ca
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Gregory Pavlov

Gregory Pavlov

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director January, 2017 to June, 2019

Research interests / Specializations: Microeconomic Theory
Teaching: Microeconomics; Game Theory

SSC 4017
519-661-2111 Ext. 86786
gpavlov@uwo.ca
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Ananth Ramanarayanan

Ananth Ramanarayanan

Assistant Professor - On Leave May 6, 2017 to October 21, 2017

Research interests / Specializations: International Trade; Macroeconomics
Teaching: International Trade and International Macroeconomics

SSC 4054
519-661-2111 Ext. 85393
aramanar@uwo.ca
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David Rivers

David Rivers

Assistant Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Industrial Organization; Applied Econometrics; Applied Microeconomics
Teaching: Industrial Organization

SSC 4024
519-661-2111 Ext. 80446
drivers2@uwo.ca
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Chris Robinson

Chris Robinson

Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Human Capital; Productivity; Migration; Self-employment
Teaching: Labour Economics

SSC 4011
519-661-2111 Ext. 85047
robinson@uwo.ca
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Charles Saunders

Charles Saunders

Assistant Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Simulation-Based Inference; Dynamic Panel Models; Mixed-Frequency; Forecast Evaluation; Productivity; Spatial Models
Teaching: Econometrics

SSC 4063
519-661-2111 Ext. 85410
csaund9@uwo.ca
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Jeannie Gillmore

Jeannie Shearer

Lecturer

Research interests / Specializations: Canadian Economic Policy
Teaching: Macroeconomics; Econometrics

SSC 4050
519-661-2111 Ext. 85349
jgillmor@uwo.ca
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Jacob Short

Jacob Short

Assistant Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Macroeconomics; Labour Economics
Teaching: Macroeconomics

SSC 4033
519-661-2111 Ext. 85302
jacob.short@uwo.ca
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Terry Sicular

Terry Sicular

Professor

Research interests / Specializations: China's Economy; Developing Economies; Income Distribution; Inequality and Poverty
Teaching: Economics of Developing Countries; China's Economic Development

SSC 4015
519-661-2111 Ext. 85292
sicular@uwo.ca
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Al Slivinski

Al Slivinski

Associate Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Models of Political Elections; The Economics of Nonprofit Organizations
Teaching: Microeconomics; Public Finance

SSC 4089
519-661-2111 Ext. 85294
aslivins@uwo.ca
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Lars Stentoft

Lars Stentoft

Associate Professor / Joint with the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
Director, Master of Financial Economics Program
Canada Research Chair in Financial Econometrics 2014 to 2018

Research interests / Specializations: Finance; Financial Econometrics; Computational Finance; Econometrics
Teaching: Time Series Econometrics

SSC 4045
519-661-2111 Ext. 85311
Lars.Stentoft@uwo.ca
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Todd Stinebrickner

Todd Stinebrickner

Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Education; Labour; Applied Econometrics
Teaching: Education; Labour; Econometrics

SSC 4038
519-661-2111 Ext. 85293
trstineb@uwo.ca
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Glen Stirling

Glen Stirling

Assistant Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Union Structures
Teaching: Labour Economics

SSC 4047
519-661-2111 Ext. 85264
stirling@uwo.ca
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Peter Streufert

Peter Streufert

Associate Professor

Research interests / Specializations: Game Theory and Dynamic Optimization
Teaching: Economic Theory

SSC 4040
519-661-2111 Ext. 85384
pstreuf@uwo.ca
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Charles Zheng

Charles Zheng

Professor and Christopher J. Grimes Fellow in Microeconomic Theory

Research interests / Specializations: Auction Theory; Mechanism Design; Theory of the Core
Teaching: Mechanism Design; General Equilibrium; Game Theory

SSC 4026
519-661-2111 Ext. 85461
charles.zheng@uwo.ca
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