Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Joel Wood

Joel Wood

Joel Wood

Name: Dr. Joel Wood
Position: Associate Professor
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Email: jwood@tru.ca

Links

Homepage URL: www.joelwood.ca

Interests

Find me on twitter at www.twitter.com/JoelWWood

Research Interests

Environmental economics, resource economics, energy economics, public policy

Education

PhD University of Guelph (2011)
MA University of Guelph (2005)
BA University of British Columbia (2003)

Publications

Tsigaris, P. & Wood, J. (2019). The potential impacts of climate change on capital in the 21st century. Ecological Economics 162: 74-86.

Wood, J. (2018). The pros and cons of carbon taxes and cap-and-trade systems. SPP Briefing Papers, 11(30).

McKitrick,R. & Wood,J. (2017). An examination of the relationship between air quality and income in Canada. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 65(1): 69-92

Tsigaris, P. & Wood,J. (2016). A Simple Climate-Solow Model for Introducing the Economics of Climate Change to Undergraduate Students. International Review of Economics Education, 23: 65-81.

Wood, J. (2015). Is it time to raise the gas tax? Optimal gasoline taxes for Ontario and Toronto. Canadian Public Policy, 43(3): 179-190.

Wood, J. (2015). When a ban is not a ban: The case of British Columbia's log export restrictions. Economics Bulletin 35(2): 1071-1075.

Mckitrick,R.& Wood,J. (2013). Co-fluctuation patterns of per capita carbon dioxide emissions: The role of energy markets. Energy Economics, 39: 1-12.

Wood, J. (2013). The effects of bailouts and soft-budget constraints on the environment. Environmental & Resource Economics, 54(1): 127-137.

Employment History

Associate Professor, Thompson Rivers University (2019-present)

Assistant Professor, Thompson Rivers University (2014-2019)

Senior Research Economist, Fraser Institute (2010-2014)

Sessional Lecturer, University of Guelph (2010)

Teaching Assistant, University of Guelph (2004-2009)

Courses Taught

ECON1900: Principles of Microeconomics
ECON1950: Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON2900: intermediate microeconomics 1
ECON3410: Economics of Climate Change
ECON3700: Benefit Cost Analysis and the Economics of Project Evaluation
ECON3710: Environmental Economics
ECON3740: Land Use Economics
ECON6060: Applications of Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Economics

Received a 2016 TRU Learning Award in recognition of his innovative teaching practices when teaching ECON1950: Principles of Macroeconomics

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Economic Association
Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics Study Group
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