Research for Department of Economics
Our Faculty & Their Research
Faculty members at the University of Lethbridge are happy to involve undergraduate students in their research projects, using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Our faculty members often collaborate with other departments, community members and employers on research projects—giving you the opportunity to get additional hands-on experience.
Some current faculty research areas include:
- Economics of professional sports
- Socio-economic implications of bioproducts and bioprocesses
- Pests and the economics of pest control
- Farm-level decision-making analysis and risk
- Labour markets and migration
- Economics of information and internal migration
- Economics of higher education.
- Accessibility of lesser developed countries to financial markets, debt crises
- Antitrust law and economics, competition policy
- Agricultural economy in the dairy markets
- Government spending and grants on private research
- Natural resource economics, trade in precious commodities
Faculty in the Department of Economics also participate in the Prentice Institute as well as the Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Water Research.