Professor in the Department of Economics. He completed his Ph.D. at Columbia University in May 1997 and began his appointment here as an Assistant Professor that summer. Before pursuing a doctorate at Columbia he worked as economist for the government of Kenya and the Bank of Canada. Dr. Beaulieu's principle area of research is empirical international economics, with an emphasis on political economy, causes and consequences of international trade policy, and economic development. He held the Petro-Canada Young Innovators Award in 1997 and the Killam Resident Fellowship in 2003. During the 2004/05 academic year, Dr. Beaulieu spent a sabbatical as the Norman Robertson Fellow at the International Trade Canada and a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Economics at Carleton University. Dr Beaulieu sits on the editorial boards of Canadian Foreign Policy and the Forum for Research in Empirical International Trade (eiit.org
) and manages the on-line working paper series “Positive Political Economics” for IDEAS (ideas.repec.org
). Dr Beaulieu has served as an advisor to Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and serves on the International Trade Advisory Committee at Statistics Canada.