Strategy & Business Economics

Strategy & Business Economics covers applications of the disciplines of economics and statistics to topics of relevance for business or business related government policy. Applications include business strategy and international business drawing on insights from industrial organization and international economics. Topics in which faculty members have expertise include entrepreneurship and venture capital finance, international trade and investment; international trade policy, environmental management and policy, industrial organization, competition policy and public enterprise and regulation. 


Faculty Members

Name Research Interests
Antweiler, Werner high-tech businesses; innovation; international trade; exchange rates; currency unions; environmental economics; e-business; international environmental issues; trade and the environment; Canada’s National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI); public policy and the economics of cannabis prohibition., International Trade and Business, Environmental Economics and Management, Energy and Electricity Economics, Applied Econometrics and Panel Data, Applied Empirical Finance, Prediction Markets
Brander, James international trade; government; economic policy; budgets; international and environmental economics, International trade policy, Renewable resource management, Venture capital finance and the entrepreneurial sector, The role of renewable resource management in economic growth and decline
Davidoff, Thomas Housing, Real Estate, Annuities, Mortgages
Fang, Limin Empirical industrial organization; Dynamic structural models of competition and marketing dynamics; Digital economy, social learning, retail strategy
Head, C Keith Strategy/economics
Helsley, Robert Growth and development of urban areas, the operation of private land markets, and the economic impacts of government tax, spending and regulatory policies
Lee, Sanghoon Urban economics; Real estate economics; Public economics; Labor economics; Industrial organization
Marshall Manriquez, Guillermo Industrial Organization; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Competition policy
Orr, Patrick Scott International Economics; Industrial Organization; applied microeconomics; applied econometrics; Economics of Crime
Parra Perez, Alvaro Innovation and Patent Policy; Industrial Organization; Microeconomic Theory; Applied Theory
Ries, John Economic Phenomena on a National or International Level; international trade; applied microeconomics; international business
Ross, Thomas competition policy, public-private partnerships, Strategy/economics, Regulation of competition policy
Somerville, Tsur Housing markets, Real estate development, Real estate finance, Affordable housing, Economics of cities
Vertinsky, Ilan Boris Forestry, international trade, natural resource economics, trade, forest policy, softwood lumber agrerement, cross-cultural management
Winter, Ralph competition policy, regulation, mergers, electricity, Competition policy, insurance markets, corporate finance