Faculty

Our regular faculty members, instructors, and administrative staff want to make your experience in our department enriching and positive. We have a broad range of interests and expertise to help guide you through your program.


Dr. Kam H. Chu

Associate Professor

Office:A 3089
Telephone:(709) 864-8102
Email:kchu@mun.ca

Research Interests:Money and Banking in Canada and Hong Kong; Free Banking, Banking Regulation, Banking Stability and Deposit Insurance

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Dr. Tony Fang

Professor

Office:IIC 2010B
Telephone:(709) 864-3779
Email:tfang@mun.ca

Research Interests:Labour economics and applied econometrics. Global and local cultures, immigration, diasporas, demographic change and strategies for population growth and immigration retention and integration, pension, retirement policy and the ageing workforce, economics of education and minimum wages, recruitment and retention of international students.

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Dr. James P. Feehan

Professor

Office:A2064
Telephone:(709) 864-3003
Email:feehan@mun.ca

Research Interests:The economics of public investment, energy policy, electricity pricing, natural resources, the green economy and sustainability, fiscal federalism in Canada, public finance and fiscal policy, and the application of microeconomic principles to public policy issues in Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Lynn Gambin

Assistant Professor

Office:A3086
Telephone:(709) 864-8103
Email:lynn.gambin@mun.ca

Research Interests:Labour economics; economics of education; health economics; public policy; programme evaluation; and vocational education and training.

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Dr. Gubhinder Kundhi

Associate Professor

Office:A3082
Telephone:(709) 864-8108
Email:gkundhi@mun.ca

Research Interests:Applied Econometrics, Econometrics Theory, Micro-Econometrics, Statistics

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Dr. L. Wade Locke

Department Head

Office:A3080
Telephone:(709) 864-8104
Email:wlocke@mun.ca

Research Interests:Newfoundland Economy, Mineral and Petroleum Economics, Innovation and Productivity, Intergovernmental Fiscal Arrangements and Local Government Finance

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Scott Lynch

Associate Professor

Office:A3084
Telephone:(709) 864-8294
Email:lynch@mun.ca

Research Interests:Applied Macroeconomic Forecasting, Econometric Forecasting, Statistics Newfoundland and Labrador Economy

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Dr. Nikita Lyssenko

Associate Professor

Office:A3096
Telephone:(709) 864-2149
Email:nlysenko@mun.ca

Research Interests:Environmental economics, valuation of environmental and natural resources, economics of climate change

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Dr. Roberto Martinez-Espineira

Professor

Office:A3087
Telephone:(709) 864-3676
Email:rmartinezesp@mun.ca

Research Interests:Water demand and water pricing, valuation of natural resources and other non-marketed goods and services

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Dr. Nahid Masoudi

Assistant Professor

Office:A3094
Telephone:(709) 864-4015
Email:nmasoudi@mun.ca

Research Interests:Environmental and Resource Economics; Game Theory; Applied Microeconomics

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Dr. Doug May

Professor

Office:A3085
Telephone:(709) 864-8274
Email:dmay@mun.ca

Research Interests:Labour and Demographic Analysis, Applied Production Economics, Health Economics

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Dr. M. Jane Waples

Associate Professor

Office:A3091
Telephone:(709) 864-2465
Email:jwaples@mun.ca

Research Interests:International Trade and Innovation

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Dr. C. Michael Wernerheim

Professor

Office:A3077
Telephone:(709) 864-8248
Email:wern@mun.ca

Research Interests:Industrial organization of advanced services Industries (productivity, trade, outsourcing, location, structure, FDI); Fisheries regulation and enforcement; Multiple-use forestry

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Adjunct Professor

Dr. Derek Messacar

Research Analyst, Statistics Canada
Email: dmessacar@mun.ca

Research Interests: Public Economics, Behavioural Public Finance, Labour Economics, Economics of Education, Empirical Micro-Economics

Personal Profile:  https://sites.google.com/site/derekmessacar

 

Professor Emeritus
  • Dr. Noel Roy (Retired)
  • Dr. William E. Schrank (Retired)

Contact

Department of Economics

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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