Beyza Ural Marchand, PhD

Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept


Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept
(780) 492-7898
9-27 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H4



Beyza Ural Marchand is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. Her research fields are development economics and international trade with a focus on the microeconomic impacts on households. More specifically, she studies the effects of international trade on poverty, income distribution, consumer prices, child education and child health, as well as the effects of energy access on household incomes. Her work has been published in well-known journals such as the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, the Quantitative Economics, and the Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization.

Dr. Ural Marchand has completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and her Bachelor of Science in Statistics at METU. She joined the faculty of the University of Alberta in 2007. Currently, Dr. Ural Marchand is also a Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn).  


ECON 400 - Honors Essay: Fourth-Year Honors Economics

Required for fourth-year honors students choosing the honors essay route. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Only open to students registered in the Economics Honors Essay Route. Credit will not be granted for both ECON 497 and ECON 400.

ECON 421 - International Trade

Nature and relevance of international trade; early trade doctrines; the theory of comparative advantage, classical and modern approaches and empirical evidence for them; new approaches to the pure theory of international trade; economic growth and international trade; market imperfections and trade; commercial policy; economic integration and the gains from trade. Prerequisites: ECON 109, ECON 281 and ECON 386 or equivalent.

ECON 513 - Economic Development II

Economic policy alternatives in a context of growth and development; problems of inflation, balance of payments, disequilibrium, concentration of growth effects; the role of international aid and other external measures.

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Macroeconomic Conditions and Child Schooling in Turkey

Author(s): Pinar Gunes, Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 4/1/2020
Publication: Labour Economics
Volume: 63
Page Numbers: 101809
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Inequality and Trade Policy: Pro-Poor Bias of Contemporary Trade Restrictions

Author(s): Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 11/1/2019
Publication: Review of Income and Wealth
Volume: 65
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 123-152
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Food for Fuel: The Effect of U.S. Energy Policy on Indian Poverty

Author(s): Ujjayant Chakravorty, Marie‐Hélène Hubert, Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 7/1/2019
Publication: Quantitative Economics
Volume: 10
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 1153-1193
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Does an Increase in Imports Improve the Well-being of Poorer Individuals?

Author(s): Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 2/1/2018
Publication: IZA World of Labor
Volume: Commentary
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How does International Trade affect Household Welfare?

Author(s): Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 8/1/2017
Publication: IZA World of Labor
Page Numbers: 378
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Market Structure, Imperfect Pass-Through and Household Welfare in Urban China

Author(s): Jun Han, Runjuan Liu, Beyza Ural Marchand, Junsen Zhang
Publication Date: 5/1/2016
Publication: Journal of International Economics
Volume: 100
Page Numbers: 220-232
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Privatization in China: Technology and Gender in the Manufacturing Sector

Author(s): Ana Dammert and Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 4/1/2015
Publication: Contemporary Economic Policy
Volume: 33
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 250-264
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Does the Quality of Electricity Matter? Evidence from Rural India

Author(s): Ujjayant Chakravorty, Beyza Ural Marchand and Martino Pelli
Publication Date: 11/1/2014
Publication: Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization
Volume: 107
Page Numbers: 228-247
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The Effect of Parental Labor Supply on Child Schooling: Evidence from Trade Liberalization in India

Author(s): Ray Riezman, Ray Rees, Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 6/1/2014
Publication: Review of Economics of the Household
Volume: 11
Page Numbers: 151-173
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Oceans and the Energy Market

Author(s): Ujjayant Chakravorty, Martino Pelli, Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 8/7/2013
Publication: The Ocean as a Global System
Page Numbers: 69-91
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Gender Wage-Productivity Differentials and Global Integration in China

Author(s): Ana Dammert, Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: IZA Discussion Papers
Volume: 7159
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Tariff Pass-Through and the Distributional Effects of Trade Liberalization

Author(s): Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 11/1/2012
Publication: Journal of Development Economics
Volume: 99
Issue: 2
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The Partial Equilibrium Effects of Canada-India Trade Liberalization

Author(s): Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 5/1/2011
Publication: Prepared for "China and India: Global Poverty Shift Conference"
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Inter-Industry Gender Wage Gaps by Knowledge Intensity: Discrimination and Technology in Korea

Author(s): William Horrace, Jin Hwa Jung, Beyza Ural
Publication Date: 10/1/2009
Publication: Applied Economics
Volume: 41
Page Numbers: 1437-1452
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Trade Liberalization

Author(s): Beyza Ural Marchand
Publication Date: 8/1/2009
Publication: The Encyclopedia of Business in Today's World
Volume: 4
Page Numbers: 1594-1595
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Indian Manufacturing: A Slow Sector in a Rapidly Growing Economy

Author(s): Devashish Mitra, Beyza Ural
Publication Date: 11/1/2008
Publication: The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development
Volume: 17
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 525-559
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Trade Liberalization, Labor Market Institutions and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Indian States

Author(s): Rana Hasan, Devashish Mitra, Beyza Ural
Publication Date: 8/1/2007
Publication: The Brookings Institution India Policy Forum
Volume: 3
Page Numbers: 71-122
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Seasonal Adjustment Methods: An Application to Turkish Monetary Aggregates

Author(s): Oguz Atuk, Beyza Ural
Publication Date: 3/1/2002
Publication: Central Bank Review
Volume: 1
Page Numbers: 21-39
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