Applied Econometrics (Graduate).
Economic Development (Graduate).
Selected Working Papers/In Progress
The Devil’s in the Tails: A New Approach for Identifying Micro-level Poverty Traps
Rural Roads and Women’s Power: A First Look and Search for a Causal Linkage (with Monica Shandal)
Spatial-Spillovers in Environmental and Economic Performance: Evidence from Manufacturing Plants in Canada (with Ashley Sarauer)
Gender Biased Impacts of Gender Neutral Policies on Children’s Human Capital: A Spatial Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Indian Data (with H. An)
Blood is Thicker than Water: Economic Implications of Food Sharing within Kinship Networks. (with Marcoul, P; Zigwah G and Luckert M)
Is More Always Better? Non-linear effects of Female Decision-making Power on Welfare Dynamics of Indian Households (with J. Pattison and P. Marcoul))
Processing technologies for undervalued grains in rural India: On Target? (with E. Miller-tate, M. Luckert and B Swallow
Land, Power and Influence in the Peruvian High Andes: An Empirical Examination Using Item Response Theory (with M. Montenegro & B Swallow)
The Impact of Climatic Shocks on Alberta’s Economy: A Vector Autoregression (VAR-X) Analysis (with Wes Lu and V. Adamowicz)
Student Advisees (students I (co)supervise and their study area)
Ashley Sarauer (MSc. Canada); Maria Montenegro (MSc. Peru)*, Lukas Matejovsky* (M.Sc. Canada); Joseph Florent Feulefac (M.Sc. Uganda)*; Wijaya Dassanayake (Ph. D. South Africa)*; Evan Miller-Tate (M.Sc. India)*; Patrick Ndlovu* (M. Sc. South Africa); Godwin Zigwah (M. Sc. Tanazania)*; Victoria Zeppa (MSc. Indonesia)*; Kwanele Ngwenya (M.Sc. Africa)*; Albert Boitey (Ph.D. Canada); John Pattison (Ph D. India)*
Teacher of the year 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
NACTA teaching award 2010.