Denise Young is Professor Emerita in the Department of Economics. Her BA (Economics and French) and MA (Economics) are from McMaster University. Her PhD is from the University of Toronto. She spent one year as a Lecturer at Trent University in Peterborough before joining the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta in 1989 where she worked full-time until Dec. 2015 and on a part-time basis until 2018. From July 1 2016 to June 30 2017, she served as Interim Academic Dean at St Joseph's College.
Articles / Books / Book Chapters
Expert Panel on Canadian Industry’s Competitiveness in Terms of Energy Use (2014) , Energy Prices and Business Decision-Making in Canada: Preparing for the Energy Future, Ottawa: Council of Canadian Academies http://www.scienceadvice.ca/en/assessments/completed/energy-prices.aspx
Maruejols, L. , D. L. Ryan and D. Young (2013) , "Eco-Houses and the Environment: A Case Study of Occupant Experiences in a Cold Climate," Energy and Buildings, 62:368-380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.03.018
Maruejols, L. and D. Young (2012), "Renovation Activities in Canadian Single- and Multi-Family Dwellings" in B. Mendez and J. Utrick (editors) Household Energy: Economics, Consumption, and Efficiency, Nova Science Publishers, 1-39.
Maruejols, L. and D. Young (2011) , "Split Incentives and Energy Efficiency in Canadian Multi-Family Dwellings," Energy Policy, 39, 3655-3668. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2011.03.072
Brencic, V. and D. Young (2009) , "Time-Saving Innovations, Time Allocation, and Energy Use: Evidence from Canadian Households," Ecological Economics, 68:2859-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2009.06.005
Chan, W. and D. Young (2009), "A New Look at Copper Markets: A Regime-Switching Jump Model," Review of Futures Markets, 18:1, 75-85. http://www.theifm.org/index.php?inc=rfmissues.inc#Summer09
Ryan, D.L. and D. Young (2009), "Modelling Energy Savings and Environmental Benefits from Energy Policies and New Technologies," in J. Evans and L. Hunt (eds.) International Handbook On The Economics Of Energy, Edward Elgar Publishers, 234-256. http://books.google.ca/books?id=7XWzMbuAHusC&pg=PA234
Waye, A., D. Young, J. Richards, and J. Doucet (2009), "Sustainable Development and Mining: An Exploratory Analysis of the Roles of Government and Industry," in J. Richards (ed.) Mining, Society and a Sustainable World, Springer-Verlag, 151-182. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-01103-0_7
Ryan, D.L. and D. Young (2009), "Energy Efficiency in Canadian Buildings: What have we learned from recent survey data?," in J. P. Utrick (ed.) Energy and Buildings: Efficiency, Air Quality, and Conservation, Nova Science Publishers, 177-207.
Young, D. and D.L. Ryan (2008), An Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Economics, Whittier Publications. ISBN: 978-1-57604-284-7.
Young, D. (2008), "Who Pays for the 'Beer Fridge'?: Evidence from Canada," Energy Policy, 36: 553-560. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2007.09.034
Young, D. (2008), "When Do Energy Efficient Appliances Generate Energy Savings? Some Evidence from Canada," Energy Policy, 36: 34-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2007.09.011
Buck, J. and D. Young (2007), "The Potential for Energy Efficiency Gains in the Canadian Commercial Building Sector: A Stochastic Frontier Study," Energy - The International Journal, 32: 1769-1780. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2006.11.008
Chan, W. and D. Young (2006), "Jumping Hedges: An Examination of Movements in Copper Spot and Futures Markets," Journal of Futures Markets 26, 169-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fut.20190
Ryan, D.L., D. Young and A.Plourde (2003), "Changing Panes / Changing Pains: The Determinants of Commercial Retrofit Decisions in Canada" in Integrating the Energy Markets in North America: Issues & Problems, Terms & Conditions, Proceedings of the 23rd IAEE North American Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, October 19-21, 2003..
Huberman, M. and D. Young (2002), “Hope Against Hope: Strike Activity in Canada, 1920-1939," Explorations in Economic History 39, 315-354. http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/exeh.2002.0787
McQuitty, S. and D. Young (2002), "Holding Stock in Canadian Copper Mines: An Exploration of Factors Affecting Returns," Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship 14, 107-121.
Young, D. and H. Deng (1999), "The Effects of Education in Early Stage Agriculture: Some Evidence from China," Applied Economics 31, 1315-1323. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/000368499323193
Huberman, M. and D. Young (1999), “Cross Border Unions: Internationals in Canada, 1901-1914," Explorations in Economic History 36, 204-231. http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/exeh.1999.0716
Young, D. and H. Deng (1998), "Urbanisation, Agriculture and Industrialisation in China: 1952-1991," Urban Studies 35, 1439 -1455. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0042098984222
Ryan, D.L. and D. Young (1997), "Solution to: Instrument Selection for Consistent IV Estimators," Econometric Theory 13, 758-760. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0266466600006204
Ryan, D.L. and D. Young (1996), "Instrument Selection for Consistent IV Estimators," Econometric Theory 12, Problem 96.4.1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0266466600007040
Young, D. and D.L. Ryan (1996), "Empirical Testing of a Risk-Adjusted Hotelling Model," Resource and Energy Economics 18, 265-289. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0928-7655(96)00013-9
Aidun, S. and D. Young (1993), "Ozone and Wheat Farming in Alberta: A Micro Study of the Effects of Environmental Change," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 41, 27-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7976.1993.tb03730.x
Young, D. (1992), "Cost Specification and Firm Behaviour in a Hotelling Model of Resource Extraction," Canadian Journal of Economics XXV, 41-59. http://www.jstor.org/stable/135709
Young, D. (1991), "Productivity and Metal Mining: Evidence from Copper Mining Firms," Applied Economics 23, 1853-1859. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00036849100000175
Young, D. (1991), "Two Stage Modelling of Resource Owner Behavior: An Application to Canadian Copper Mining," Resources and Energy 13, 263-284. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0165-0572(91)90009-R
Canadian Building Energy End-Use Data and Analysis Centre (CBEEDAC) Reports
Maruejols, L., S. Lu and D. Young (2011) "A comparison of energy-related characteristics of residential dwellings and technologies across Canada and the US', CBEEDAC 2011-RP-05
Maruejols, L. and D. Young (2010) "Energy use in Canadian multifamily dwellings", CBEEDAC 2010-RP-01.
Lin, J. and D. Young (2009) “Energy Efficiency in Canadian Commercial Buildings: Evidence from 2000 and 2005”, CBEEDAC 2009-RP-03.
Ryan, D. and D. Young (2007) “Estimation of Site-Specific Electricity Consumption in the Absence of Meter Readings: An Empirical Evaluation of Proposed Methods”, CBEEDAC 2007-RP-05.
Fish, N. and D. Young (2006) “Energy Use Patterns According to Main and Subsidiary Activities: Evidence from Buildings Housing Non-Food Retailers”, CBEEDAC 2006-RP-02.
Buck, J. and D. Young (2006) “Energy Use in Malls and Shopping Centres: Evidence from Canada”, CBEEDAC 2006–RP-01.
Young, D. (2003) "Commercial and Institutional Building Energy Use Survey Review", CBEEDAC 2003-RP-01.
Mine-level copper data (1953-1984) used in Young, D. (1992), "Cost Specification and Firm Behaviour in a Hotelling Model of Resource Extraction," Canadian Journal of Economics XXV, 41-59 https://dataverse.library.ualberta.ca/dvn/dv/CopperDYoung