My primary research and teaching interests are in political economy and macroeconomics (with emphasis on monetary and fiscal policy). Part of my research revolves around the political economy of development, especially political institutions and their design. I also work on the political economy of consolidated democracies, including elections and campaign finance, housing and banking regulation, and lobbying.
I am Canada Research Chair and Professor of Economics at the Vancouver School of Economics. I am also Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute For Advanced Research. I am currently a co-editor of the Journal of Public Economics.
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