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Vivek H. Dehejia

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.A. (Carleton), A.M., Ph.M., Ph.D. (Columbia)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 6661
Office:D-890 Loeb

Cross-appointed: Department of Philosophy

Research fields: international trade, international aspects of economic development, international macroeconomics


  • Political economy of globalization
  • Global trade and monetary issues
  • Canada-India bilateral relations

Most Significant Career Research Contributions:

“Will GST Exacerbate Regional Divergence?” (with P. Chakravarty), Economic and Political Weekly, vol. 52, nos. 25-26, June 2017.

“Trade and Labour Standards: Theory and New Empirical Evidence” (with Yiagadeesen Samy), Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Volume 13, Number 2, June 2004, Pages 179–198.

“Output and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition” (with Douglas W. Dwyer), Journal of Policy Reform, Volume 7, Number 2, June 2004, Pages 69–81.

“Currency Options for Emerging Economies: Concepts and Arguments,” Ekonomický Časopis, Volume 52, Number 4, May 2004, Pages 462–480.

“Will Gradualism Work When Shock Therapy Doesn’t?” Economics & Politics, Volume 15, Number 1, March 2003, Pages 33–59.

“Optimal Restructuring under a Political Constraint,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 25, Number 12, December 2001, Pages 1989–2006.

“Tax Competition in the European Union” (with Philipp Genschel), Politics & Society, 1999, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 403 – 430.

“Freer Trade and Wages of the Unskilled: Is Marx Striking Again?” (with Jagdish Bhagwati), in: J. Bhagwati and M. Kosters, eds., Trade and Wages: Leveling Wages Down? (Washington, DC, AEI Press), 1994, pp. 36 – 75.