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).
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.Fall Term 2021 Winter Term 2022
International trade and economic development from the perspective of India. Emphasis given to trade policy, poverty, inequality, productivity, and labor markets in India. Prerequisites: ECON 109, ECON 281 and 299 or equivalent.Winter Term 2022