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André Plourde

Full Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Public Affairs

Degrees:B.A., M.A. (New Brunswick), Ph.D. (British Columbia)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 1858
Office:D-391 Loeb

Languages spoken other than English: French

Research fields: energy economics, resource economics

• Canadian energy policy
• energy and the environment
• economic and fiscal aspects of oil sands development

Refereed Publications in the Last 6 Years:

“Changing Views on the Role of Canadian Natural Gas in the United States,” Energy Regulation Quarterly, Vol. 3, No. 2 (June 2015), pp. 29–42.

Most Significant Career Research Contributions:

“Spanning with Futures Contracts” (with Valentina Galvani), Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 53, No. 1 (February 2013), pp. 61–72.

Report – The Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel: Environmental and Health Impacts of Canada’s Oil Sands Industry (with Pierre Gosselin, Steve E. Hrudey, M. Anne Naeth, René Therrien, Glen Van Der Kraak, and Zhenghe Xu), Ottawa: The Royal Society of Canada, December 2010 (xxiv + 414 pages).

“On Properties of Royalty and Tax Regimes in Alberta’s Oil Sands,” Energy Policy, Vol. 38, No. 8 (August 2010), pp. 4652–4662.

“Empirical Modelling of Energy Demand” (with David L. Ryan), International Handbook on the Economics of Energy, ed. Joanne Evans and Lester C. Hunt, Edward Elgar, 2009, Ch. 6 (pp. 112–143).

“Offshore Energy Revenues and Equalization: Having Your Cake and Eating It Too?” How Ottawa Spends, 2006–2007: In From the Cold: The Tory Rise and the Liberal Demise, ed. G. Bruce Doern, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006, Ch. 3 (pp. 50–72). [cover]

“Smaller and Smaller? The Price Responsiveness of Non-Transport Oil Demand” (with David L. Ryan), Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 42, No. 2 (Summer 2002), pp. 285–317.