Xuejuan Su, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept

Pronouns: She, her, hers


Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept
(780) 492-4198
9-22 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
T6G 2H4



I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. I have a PhD in Economics from Indiana University.

My personal website: <https://sites.ualberta.ca/~xuejuan1/>


My research fields are in public economics and industrial organization. I study how public policies affect the incentives of individuals and firms, and how they influence aggregate efficiency and distributional equality. My research interests can be grouped into two topical areas: human capital formation and economics of education, and market power in private sectors as well as mixed markets. I have published papers in highly ranked economics journals such as Journal of Public Economics, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Industrial Economics, and Economic Theory.


My teaching areas include public economics and mathematical economics.


ECON 386 - Applications of Mathematics to Economics I

Elements of logic and set theory, linear algebra, differential calculus and their conjunction, as used in classical and modern economic analysis. Prerequisites: ECON 109, ECON 281, and ECON 282 or equivalent, MATH 125 or equivalent, and MATH 156 or equivalent. Restricted to Economics Honors students, or Consent of the Department.

Fall Term 2022 Fall Term 2022 Winter Term 2023

ECON 550 - Public Expenditure

The theory of the role of the public sector in a market economy; market failures, income redistribution, public choice, and fiscal federalism.

Winter Term 2023

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