Position: Continuing Sessional
Research InterestsIndustrial Organization
Canadian Regional Economics
EducationMaster of Arts (Economics) Queen's University, 2006
Qualifying Year (Economics) Dalhousie University, 2005
Bachelor of Business Administration (Economics) Thompson Rivers University, 2004
Business Diploma (Marketing and Management) Thompson Rivers University, 2002
Employment HistoryPeter (TRU BBA '04) came to the Department of Economics in Fall 2009. Periodically, he also teaches at our partner institution, the Tianjin Institute of Technology in Tianjin, China.
Prior to joining the department, Peter was employed as an Senior Economist and Policy Analyst in the Industrial Research and Analysis Directorate within Industry Canada, in Ottawa. He worked heavily on the Canadian Climate Change Action Plan. During this period, he was the Industry Canada representative at the National Roundtable for the Environment and Economy (NRTEE). He also worked on Canada's position for the international negotiations with the United Nations in Copenhagen.
Besides Climate Change, Peter worked on a wide range of other topics including: Regional Economic Diversification, the Automotive Innovation Fund, Funding for the Canadian Space Agency, Canadian Manufacturing Strategy, Canada-US Border thickness, Export Diversification, and many more budget and non-budget files.
Courses TaughtECON 1900: Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 1950: Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 1220: Introduction to Basic Economics
ECON 3040: Managerial Economics
ECON 2330/3330: Statistics for Business and Economics II