Centre for Innovative Data in Economics Research

CIDER will be the hub for data-driven economic research at UBC by

  • bringing together the resources to facilitate team-based research that is now needed for large-scale data-intensive economic research projects
  • housing the expertise to administer and organize complex data-intensive research projects.

Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Beaudry, Paul Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) National and International macroeconomic issues, Business cycles, inflation, financial markets, the macro-economic effects of technological change and globalization, and the determinants of aggregate employment and wages
Fortin, Nicole Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Wage inequality and its links to labour market institutions and public policies, including higher education policies economic progress of women, gender equality policies, and gender issues in education
Green, David Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Antibiotic Resistance,  Infectious Disease, Epidemiology, Determinants of the wage and employment structure bridging between macro labour and micro labour identification issues
Lemieux, Thomas Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) labour market issues, Applied, labour, earnings inequality in Canada and other countries I am also interested in econometric methods used to analyze the earnings distribution and regression discontinuity designs
Milligan, Kevin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Labour and demographic economics; Public economics; Economic Policies; Children; Inequality; Pensions; Public Finance; Taxation
Rehavi, M. Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Economics; Law; Health Care Organization; Public Finances and Taxation; Algorithms; applied econometrics; criminal law; decision support (algorithms); discrimination; maternal health
Solimine, Philip Faculty (non-G+PS member) Industry economics and industrial organization; Econometrics; Data-driven estimation, optimization, and control; Collaborative and social computing; Experimental economics