Beyza Ural Marchand, PhD

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


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



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 MATH 156 or equivalent.

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Featured Publications

Pinar Gunes, Beyza Ural Marchand

Labour Economics. 2020 April; 63

Beyza Ural Marchand

Review of Income and Wealth. 2019 November; 65 (1):123-152

Ujjayant Chakravorty, Marie‐Hélène Hubert, Beyza Ural Marchand

Quantitative Economics. 2019 July; 10 (3):1153-1193

Beyza Ural Marchand

IZA World of Labor . 2018 February; Commentary

Beyza Ural Marchand

IZA World of Labor. 2017 August;

Jun Han, Runjuan Liu, Beyza Ural Marchand, Junsen Zhang

Journal of International Economics. 2016 May; 100

Ana Dammert and Beyza Ural Marchand

Contemporary Economic Policy. 2015 April; 33 (2): 250-264

Ujjayant Chakravorty, Beyza Ural Marchand and Martino Pelli

Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization. 2014 November; 107

Ray Riezman, Ray Rees, Beyza Ural Marchand

Review of Economics of the Household. 2014 June; 11

Ujjayant Chakravorty, Martino Pelli, Beyza Ural Marchand

The Ocean as a Global System. 2013 August;

Ana Dammert, Beyza Ural Marchand

IZA Discussion Papers. 2013 January; 7159

Beyza Ural Marchand

Journal of Development Economics. 2012 November; 99 (2)

Beyza Ural Marchand

Prepared for "China and India: Global Poverty Shift Conference". 2011 May;

William Horrace, Jin Hwa Jung, Beyza Ural

Applied Economics. 2009 October; 41

Beyza Ural Marchand

The Encyclopedia of Business in Today's World. 2009 August; 4

Devashish Mitra, Beyza Ural

The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development. 2008 November; 17 (4):525-559

Rana Hasan, Devashish Mitra, Beyza Ural

The Brookings Institution India Policy Forum. 2007 August; 3

Oguz Atuk, Beyza Ural

Central Bank Review. 2002 March; 1