Patrick Coe, Director, Ottawa-Carleton Joint Doctoral Program in Economics

Louis-Philippe Morin, Associate Director, Ottawa-Carleton Joint Doctoral Program in Economics

Najia Haneefi, Graduate Administrator, Department of Economics, Carleton University

Diane Ritchot, Operations Coordinator, Department of Economics, University of Ottawa

Prospective employers may also contact job-market candidates and their advisors directly via the e-mail addresses on the pages linked to from the list below. In addition, candidates may have personal Web sites (linked to from their names) where you can find their current research papers and/or associated abstracts. To inform the two departments about a job opening, internship, or other professional opportunity for graduate students, please contact Najia Haneefi and Diane Ritchot.

2022–23 Job Market Candidates:



Research Interests

Job-market Paper


Ekaterina Alekhanova

Curriculum vitae

Personal website

Environmental economics, behavioral economics, health economics Summertime Sadness: Time Sensitivity of Electricity Savings from a Behavior Nudge

Mumtaz Ahmad

Curriculum vitae

Personal website

Macroeconomics, international monetary economics, applied econometrics New Products or More of the Old? Estimating the Impact of Canadian Free Trade Agreements on Exports

Derek Mikola

Curriculum vitae

Personal website

Applied econometrics, labour economics, health economics Gun Licenses, Restricted Firearms, Deaths and Crime: Results from Administrative Data in Canada

Shafiullah Qureshi

Curriculum vitae

Personal website

Macroeconomic Forecasting, Nowcasting, Small Open Economy RBC Models, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Causal Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Time Series Econometrics Using Natural Language Processing to Measure COVID19-Induced Economic Policy Uncertainty for Canada and the US

Recent Academic and Non-Academic Placements:

2021-2022 Nabil Afodjo Postdoctoral Fellow, Queens University
Yufan Hu Economist/Analyst, Statistics Canada
Florian Richard Assistant Professor, Laval University
Jamil Sayeed Evaluations Officer, Employment and Social Development Canada
Jingjing Xu Assistant Professor, King’s University College, Western University
2020-2021 Joshua Brault Senior Data Scientist, Bank of Canada
Hassan Faryaar Economist, Statistics Canada
Nusrat Jahan Analyst, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Matthew Strathearn Competition Law Officer, Competition Bureau
2019-2020 Michelle Laing Research Analyst, Employment and Social Development Canada
Abdallah Zalghout Assistant Professor, MacEwan University, Edmonton
2018-2019 James Splinter Analyst, Statistics Canada
Santosh Upadhayaya Analyst, Industry Canada
2017-2018 Timothy Grieder Principal Economist, Bank of Canada
Samira Hasanzadeh Assistant Professor, Huron University College, Western University
Alexander Maslov Assistant Professor, Central Michigan University
Sarah Mohan Development Economist, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, Switzerland
Vincent Pacquet Evaluation Officer, Employment and Social Development Canada
2016–2017 Beatriz Pereza Lopez Senior Analyst, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Susan Bennet Research Analyst, Employment and Social Development Canada
Marie-Hélène Felt Senior Economist, Bank of Canada
2015–2016 Heng Xu Associate Professor, China University of Political Science and Law
2014–2015 Muhammad Irwan Bin Ariffin Assistant Professor, International Islamic University Malaysia
Luke J. Ignaczak Chief, Cost Benefit Analysis, Transport Canada
Xiaonan Li Economic Analyst, Industry Canada
Zhenjiang Lin Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham, Ningbo China
Mihailo Radoman Senior Economist, Canada Revenue Agency
Charles J. Saunders Assistant Professor, Western University
2013–2014 Radu-Mihail Anghel Senior Economist, Canada Revenue Agency
Wen Ci Economist, Amazon
Gang Li Assistant Professor, Nanjing University Business School
Marilyn Maoqiong Lin Senior Researcher, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Abeer Reza Senior Analyst, Bank of Canada