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Economic Analysis and Policy

What is the relationship between international trade and domestic productivity? What are the roles of urbanization and education in the skill development process? How do firms develop and maintain their market position?

These are just some of the questions being posed by Rotman Economic Analysis and Policy faculty, whose research is being published in top-tier journals such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of International Economics, and the Journal of Urban Economics. Find out more about these world-class scholars, their research and the courses we offer in this section of our website.


Academic Events

Organizers: Heski Bar-Isaac and Ambarish Chandra


Economic Analysis and Policy Faculty

The Area Coordinator for Economic Analysis and Policy is Professor Matthew Mitchell.

Research Group

Organization and Markets Research Group

Sponsored research explores topics such as the relative efficiency of organizations and markets; the incidence and performance effects of non-standard organizational forms such as alliances, networks, and non-standard contracting; the role of geography in determining organizational form; and dynamic interactions between firm and industry levels of analysis (e.g., how firm strategies shape, and are shaped by, market structure).

International Business

Rotman Institute for International Business

RIIB was founded in the early 1990s with a mission to focus faculty research and teaching expertise on the changing global environment and Canadian competitiveness and disseminate its work to Canadians and abroad. An important objective of the Institute was to establish close relationships with policy advisers in government and business to further a two-way flow of ideas and research.

Summer Conference

University of Toronto/University of British Columbia Summer Conference

Speakers include: Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Kristian Behrens, Jacob Cosman, Tom Davidoff, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Jonathan Hall, Stephan Heblich, Daniel McMillen, Stuart Rosenthal, Michel Serafinelli, Tsuriel Somerville

Meet Our People

Faculty from Business Economics and IIB
From top left to bottom right: Byung Soo Lee, Walid Hejazi, Heski Bar-Isaac, Gabor Virag; Peter Dungan, Frank Mathewson, Wendy Dobson, Ig Horstmann, Matthew Mitchell, Nathaniel Baum-Snow; Peter Pauly, April Franco, Lu Han, Audrey Lake (Area Administrator), Tom Wilson; Daniel Trefler, Kenneth Corts, Bernardo Blum and William Strange.

Contact UsEconomic Analysis and Policy

Area Administrator


Phone: 416-978-5781

Fax: 416-978-5433

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