Author: ryanalexandercompton

  • Fall Seminars 2022

    With the Fall semester winding up, Janice Compton and I would like to thank all our speakers once again for taking the time to present in our department seminar, and to wish them happy holidays ! Marwa AlFakhri Rand CorporationIan Clara Statistics CanadaJie Zhou University of WinnipegFelix Pretis University of VictoriaYiwen Yang University of WinnipegEdgar […]

  • Defence & Security Economics Workshop

    Had a great time taking in the Defence and Security Economics Workshop. Very much enjoyed discussing the work of Anessa Kimball (Laval) on burden sharing. As always big thanks to Karl Skogstad (Lakehead), Binyam Solomon (NPSIA), and Ugurhan Berkok (RMC) for organizing the event. Hope to see everyone in Ottawa in 2023.

  • Congratulations to Phil Dybvig!!

    Very happy to see Phil Dybvig (Washington University) win the Economics Nobel today, along with Ben Bernanke (Brookings Institute) and Douglas Diamond (University of Chicago). Always great to see Washington U thrive!

  • Congratulations Janice

    Big congratulations to Janice Compton and Marwa AlFakhri (Rand) on the recent acceptance of their paper Couple Life Expectancy in Canada at Canadian Public Policy!

  • Economic Modelling

    What a great way to start the new year! Happy to see my paper “Oil Shocks and the U.S. Economy in a Data-rich Model” with Kuhelika De and Dan Giedeman has been accepted at Economic Modelling. Big thanks to Kuhelika for leading the way on this paper!!

  • Defence and Security Economics Workshop

    A great few days taking in the Defence and Security Economics Workshop. Very much enjoyed discussing the work of Victor Munro (NPSIA) on extremist insider threats. As always big thanks to Karl Skogstad (Lakehead) and Ugurhan Berkok (RMC) for organizing the event. Hope to see everyone in Ottawa in 2022.

  • Economics of Race, Gender, and Sports

    Johnny Ducking and I are co-editing a special issue of the Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy which will look at current and historical issues that intersect economics with race or gender, and sports. The intention is that this call for papers will seek scholarly work on a range of topics that relate to gender […]

  • Defence & Peace Economics

    My paper “Country Survey: Canadian Military Expenditure and Defence Policy” is now forthcoming at Defence and Peace Economics. This paper is coauthored with Karl Skogstad. Big thanks to Karl for all his work on this project, it’s great to have our first publication together!

  • Southern Economic Journal

    My paper “Macroeconomic Shocks and Racial Labour Market Differences” is now forthcoming at the Southern Economic Journal. This is coauthored with Kuhelika De (GVSU), Dan Giedeman (GVSU), and Gary Hoover (Tulane). This was my first time working with Kuhelika, big thanks to her for being a great coauthor and for all her work on this […]

  • Congratulations Janice!

    Congratulations to Janice Compton on the acceptance of her paper “The Life Expectancy of Older Couples and Surviving Spouses” (coauthored with Robert Pollak) at PLOS ONE!!

  • Defence and Security Economics Workshop

    Today’s workshop was a great way to spend the morning!! Big thanks to Karl Skogstad for presenting our paper “Canadian Military Expenditure and Defence Policy: 1990-2020” at the workshop, and thank you to Craig Stone and Peter Robertson for your suggestions and comments. Looking forward to seeing everyone in person in Ottawa this October!

  • University of Arkansas

    Thank you to Rhet Smith and everyone in the economics and finance department at the University of Arkansas (Little Rock) for their great feedback on my paper “Macroeconomic Shocks and Racial Labour Market Differences”, which was presented today (spearheaded by Kuhelika De) in their department seminar series.