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Congratulations Hossein Hosseini on a Successful PhD Defense!

On Monday, May 7, 2018, Hossein Hosseini successfully passed his PhD Thesis Oral Candidacy Examination with his paper, "Optimal Taxation and Innovation in the Presence of Externalities".

The Examination Committee included Dr. Sonja Chen (Neutral Chair), Dr. Trevor Tombe (Supervisor), Dr. John R. Boyce (Supervisory Committee Member), Dr. Lucija Muehlenbachs (Supervisory Committee Member), Dr. Stefan Staubli Muehlenbachs (Internal Examiner), and Dr. Randall Wigle, of Wilfrid Laurier University (External Examiner).

In addition, Hossein will start his work as an economist at the CERI - Canadian Energy Research Institute, beginning June 2018.

Congratulations Hossein! The Department is very proud of you and your accomplishments!

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