Dr. Robert Sproule
Professor (Departmental Chairperson)
Ph.D. (University of Manitoba)
Fields: Econometrics, Microeconomics
Professor Sproule has been a member of the Department of Economics since 1985. Before then, he taught at three universities in western Canada, and worked as an economist in both the public and private sectors. Professor Sproule earned an M.A. (Economics) from the University of Alberta, and a Ph.D. (Economics) from the University of Manitoba. His research appears in Applied Economics Quarterly, Bulletin of Economic Research, Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, Economics Bulletin, Economics Letters, Economics of Education Review, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Economics, Metroeconomica, Open Republic, Public Finance, and The Statistician.
Phone: 819 822-9600 ext. 2480
Prof. Keith Baxter
M.A. (University of Toronto)
Fields: Economic History, Principles of Economics
Courses taught by Professor Baxter at Bishop's on a regular basis include Economic Development, Economics of the Environment, Ecological Economics, and The Making of Economic Society.
Phone: 819 822-9600 ext. 2699
Dr. Ambrose Leung
Ph.D. (Carleton University)
Fields: Labour Economics, Socioeconomics, Economics of Crime and Criminal Justice.
Professor Leung has been a member of the Department of Economics since 2004. Before then, he had taught at Mount Royal College in Calgary, University of Winnipeg, and Carleton University in Ottawa. His main field of research explores different aspects of youth behaviour, such as delinquency and saving habits, from an economic perspective. His recent publications appear in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Socioeconomics, Applied Economics Quarterly, Bulletin of Economic Research, and Applied Economics. Courses taught by Professor Leung at Bishop's on a regular basis include Economics of Crime and Criminal Justice, Labour Economics, Industrial Organization, Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, and Advanced Topics in Applied Economics.
Phone: 819 822-9600 ext. 2752
Dr. Marianne Vigneault
Ph.D. (Queen's University)
Professor Vigneault has been a member of the Department of Economics since 1991. Professor Vigneault earned an M.A. (Economics) and Ph.D. (Economics) from Queen's University. She has also taught at Queen's University as a visiting professor. Her research has been in the area of public economics, with particular emphasis on fiscal federalism and tax policies towards entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and multinational corporations. Professor Vigneault has published in the Journal of Public Economics, International Tax and Public Finance, Canadian Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, and Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy. She has also acted as a research consultant for the Department of Finance, the Bank of Canada, the World Bank, the Russian Institute for the Economy in Transition, and the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research.
Phone: 819 822-9600 ext. 2489