Message Department Head

Please note that Dr. L. Wade Locke is the Acting Department Head until April 2022

Professor Scott Lynch is in his 32nd year at Memorial University and has seen the Newfoundland and Labrador economy experience both the positive and negative aspects of the business cycle. Living through the boom to bust periods gives one a unique perspective on the likely future of the Newfoundland economy. Professor Lynch’s research areas include applied macroeconomics, forecasting provincial macroeconomic indicators, forecasting energy demand, immigration with a focus on Newfoundland and Labrador, research in productivity with NL context. He is currently Head of the Economics Department at Memorial University.