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Zhiqi Chen

Full Professor

Degrees: B.A. (Nanjing), M.A. (Carleton), Ph.D. (Western Ontario)

Office: D-895&4 Loeb, 613-520-2600 x 7456

E-mail: zhiqi [dot] chen [at] carleton [dot] ca

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Languages spoken other than English: Chinese (Mandarin)

Research fields: industrial organization, international trade

• anti-trust economics
• business strategy
• dynamic trade theory
• unemployment in open economies

Selected publications:

Industrial Organization in Canada: Empirical Evidence and Policy Challenges (ed. with Marc Duhamel), McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011.

“A Dynamic Model of Shirking and Unemployment: Private Saving, Public Debt, and Optimal Taxation” (with Richard A. Brecher and Ehsan U. Choudhri), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 34, No. 8 (August 2010), pp. 1392–1402.

“Dominant Retailers and the Countervailing-Power Hypothesis,” RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 34, No. 4 (Winter 2003), pp. 612–625.

“Unemployment and Growth in the Long Run: An Efficiency-Wage Model with Optimal Savings” (with Richard A. Brecher and Ehsan U. Choudhri), International Economic Review, Vol. 43, No. 3 (August 2002), pp. 875–894.

“A Cournot-Nash Model of Family Decision Making” (with Frances R. Woolley), Economic Journal, Vol. 111, No. 474 (October 2001), pp. 722–748.

“Selective versus Universal Vouchers: Modeling Median Voter Preferences in Education” (with Edwin G. West), American Economic Review, Vol. 90, No. 5, (December 2000), pp. 1520–1534.

“Strategic Alliances, Shared Facilities, and Entry Deterrence” (with Thomas W. Ross), RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 31, No. 2 (Summer 2000), pp. 326–344.