Jean-Etienne de Bettignies

Jean-Etienne de Bettignies

Professor & Distinguished Professor of Business Economics

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Dr. Jean de Bettignies is Professor, and Distinguished Professor of Business Economics, at the Smith School of Business (SSB) at Queen’s University. 

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  • Business Economics

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Dr. Jean de Bettignies is Professor, and Distinguished Professor of Business Economics, at the Smith School of Business (SSB) at Queen’s University.

His research examines applications of contract theory to organizational economics, non-market strategy, entrepreneurship, and industrial organization.  His work has been published in top-tier academic journals including Journal of Labor EconomicsManagement Science; Journal of Law, Economics and Organization; Journal of Industrial EconomicsJournal of Economics and Management Strategy; and International Journal of Industrial Organization. He is the recipient of the 2014 Research Excellence Award at SSB.

Dr. de Bettignies has taught in a number of different programs since joining Queen’s in 2007, including Full-Time MBA, Executive MBA Americas (EMBAA), MSc/PhD, Master of Finance in Toronto (MFIN-Toronto) and in Beijing (MFIN-Beijing), Graduate Diploma in Business (GDB), Commerce, and Executive Education programs. He was awarded the Full-Time MBA Teaching Excellence Award in 2016; the MFIN-Toronto Professor of the Year Award in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020; and the MFIN-Beijing Professor of the Year Award in 2019. 

Dr. de Bettignies received his PhD and his MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago in 2001. He also holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a MA in Economics from the Université Catholique de Louvain.  Prior to joining Queen’s, Dr. de Bettignies was Assistant Professor at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. in Business Economics
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business (2001)

M.B.A.
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business (2001)

M.A. in Economics with grande distinction
Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium (1995)

B.Sc. in Economics
London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK (1994)

Academic Experience

Smith School of Business, Queen's University
Distinguished Professor of Business Economics (2017 - Present)
Full Professor, Business Economics (2015 – Present) 
Area Group Coordinator, Business Economics (2011-2012, 2020 – Present)
Commerce ’64 Fellow of Business Economics (2009-2017)
Associate Professor (with tenure), Business Economics (2008-2015)
Assistant Professor, Business Economics (2007-2008)

University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business
Assistant Professor, Strategy and Business Economics (2001-2007)

University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Chicago, IL
Teaching Assistant (1997-2000)

Université Catholique de Louvain, Economics Department, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Research Assistant (1995-1996)

Publications

Journal Articles

“Information Sharing and Incentives in Organizations,” with Ján Zábojník, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2019, 35(3), 619-650.

“When Is Social Responsibility Socially Desirable?” with David T. Robinson, Journal of Labor Economics, 2018, 36(4), 1023-1072.

“Product Market Competition and the Financing of New Ventures,” with Anne Duchêne, Management Science, 2015, 61(8), 1849-1867. 

“Mergers, Agency Costs, and Social Welfare,” with Thomas W. Ross, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2014, 30(2), 401-436.

“Product Market Competition and Returns to Talent,” with Jen Baggs and John Ries, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2013, 22(3), 569-593.

“Public-Private Partnerships: Economic and International Dimensions,” with Thomas W. Ross, in Chen, Z. and M. Duhamel (eds.), Industrial Organization in Canada: Empirical Evidence and Policy Challenges (McGill-Queen’s University Press, Chapter 15), 2011, 533587.

“The Economic Theory of Public-Private Partnerships: Some Theoretical Contributions,” with Thomas W. Ross, in Hodge, Graeme (ed.), International Handbook on Public-Private Partnerships (Elgar, Chapter 7), 2011, 132-158.

“Banks versus Venture Capital in the Financing of New Ventures,” in Cumming, Douglas J. (ed.), Venture Capital: Investment Strategies, Structures, and Policies (Wiley, Chapter 2), 2010, 31-50.

“Public-Private Partnerships and the Privatization of the Finance Function: An Incomplete Contracts Approach,” with Thomas W. Ross, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2009, 27(3), 358-368. 

“Venture Capital Investment: The Role of Predator Prey Dynamics with Learning by Doing,” with James A. Brander, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2009, 18(1), 1-19 (lead article).

“Corporate Venturing, Allocation of Talent, and Competition for Star Managers,” with Gilles Chemla, Management Science, 2008, 54(3), 505-521. 

“Financing the Entrepreneurial Venture,” Management Science, 2008, 54(1), 151-166.

“Financing Entrepreneurship: Bank Finance Versus Venture Capital,” with James A. Brander, Journal of Business Venturing, 2007, 22(6), 808-832.

“Product Market Competition and Agency Costs,” with Jen Baggs, Journal of Industrial Economics, 2007, 55(2), 289-323.

“Product Market Competition and the Boundaries of the Firm,” Canadian Journal of Economics, 2006, 39(3), 948-970.

“The Economics of Public-Private-Partnerships,” with Thomas W. Ross, Canadian Public Policy, 2004, 30(2), 135-154 (lead article).

Working Papers

“The Effects of Downstream Competition on Upstream Innovation and Licensing,” with Bulat Gainullin, Hua Fang Liu, and David T. Robinson, Jul 2020.

“Corporate Social Responsibility under Imperfect Regulatory Oversight,” with Hua Fang Liu and David T. Robinson, Jul 2020.

Work in Progress

“Contractual Frictions and the Efficiency of Innovation” with John Ries, close to completion.

“Product Market Competition, Collective Bargaining, and Employee Compensation,” with Jen Baggs and Jing Liang, in progress.

“Who ‘Pays’ for Corporate Social Responsibility?” with David T. Robinson, preliminary.

“The Political Economy of Public-Private Partnerships,” with Thomas W. Ross, preliminary.

Teaching

Smith School of Business

Full-Time MBA Economics and Industry Analysis 2013 – 2015, 2018 – present
Master of Finance-Toronto Quant. Analysis and Economics 2014 – present
Master of Finance-Beijing Quant. Analysis and Economics 2018 – present
Executive Education Strategy in a Competitive World 2018 – present
Full-Time MBA Microeconomics 2011, 2012
Grad. Diploma in Business: Economics and Industry Analysis 2014 – 2017
MSc/PhD: Economics of Organization 2009 – 2014
EMBA (Queen’s/Cornell): Economics and Industry Analysis 2008
Bachelor of Commerce: Managerial Economics 2008, 2010

Recent Teaching Evaluations – “Instructor Effectiveness”

Full-Time MBA 2020: Covid-19 2019: 5.0/5.0 2018: 4.9/5.0
Master of Finance-Toronto 2019: 5.0/5.0 2018: 5.0/5.0 2017: 5.0/5.0
Grad. Diploma in Business 2017: 4.9/5.0 2016: 4.8/5.0 2015: 4.9/5.0
Master of Finance-Beijing 2018: 5.0/5.0

Sauder School of Business

Full-Time MBA: Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation 2002 – 2007
Preparing the BDP 2002 – 2007
EMBA: Intro. to Managerial Economics (Pre-Core) 2007
Bachelor of Commerce: New Enterprise Development 2002 – 2007

Graduate Student Supervision (main supervisor unless otherwise stated)

Ph.D.

Jing Liang in progress
Xinning Huang (co-supervisor) in progress
Huafang Hanna Liu 2019 Brandon University
Koray Sayili 2016 Colgate University
Janelle Mann (committee member) 2012 University of Manitoba
Keith Rogers (committee member) 2008 QSB Lecturer

M.Sc.

Tuanying Steven Shen 2017 Queen’s Econ. PhD
Yang Mu 2015 Queen’s Econ. PhD
Dan Tina Tian 2014 Millier Dickinson Blais
Yan Christina Zheng 2014 Rogers Media
Huafang Hanna Liu 2013 QSB PhD
Jing Liang 2012 QSB PhD
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Ruoyu Maggie Zhang 2012 Magna International
Jean Teboul 2010 McGill Law School
Bulat Gainullin 2009 Boston Consulting Group
Jay Oduwole (thesis reader) 2009 JP Morgan

Graduate Student Examination - External Referee

Ph.D.

Yeuk Chun Chow 2019 Queen’s University
Huilan Xu 2019 University of Toronto
Minjie Zhang 2017 York University
Steve Martin 2017 University of Ottawa
Dan Vo 2013 University of Victoria
Jean-Denis Garon 2012 Queen’s University
Derek Stacey 2012 Queen’s University
Kazuko Miyamoto 2011 Queen’s University
Pamela Cardozo 2009 Queen’s University

M.A.

Leanne McConnachie 2007 UBC
Akhimienmhonan D. Amiolemen 2006 UBC

Visiting Positions

INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France
Visiting Scholar, Jun 2018 (1 week)
Visiting Scholar, Oct 2017 (1 week)
Visiting Scholar, Jul 2014 (2 weeks)
Visiting Scholar, Aug – Dec 2008 (4 months) 

Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan
Visiting Scholar, Apr 2013 (1 week) 

HEC Montreal, Montreal, QC
Visiting Scholar, Aug 2012 – Jun 2013 (1 day per week) 

University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business, Vancouver, BC
Visiting Scholar, August 2012 (1 week) 

University of New South Wales, Australian School of Business, Sydney, Australia
Visiting Scholar, Apr – May 2012 (3 weeks)

Research

Interests

Organizational Economics, Non-Market Strategy, Public Policy, Entrepreneurship/Innovation

Presentations

Seminar Presentations (including scheduled*)

2021
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, Toronto, ON* 

2020       
University of Graz, Department of Organization and Economics, Graz, Austria

2019          
Université Laval, Department of Economics, Québec, QC
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics, Barcelona, Spain 

2016
Goethe University, Department of Economics and Business, Frankfurt, Germany

2015   
Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Bloomington, IN
Cornell University, Johnson School of Management, Ithaca, NY
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, Toronto, ON

2014
INSEAD-Singapore, Singapore
National University of Singapore, Business School, Singapore
UQAM, Department of Economics, Montreal, QC
University of Miami, School of Business Administration, Miami, FL
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Grad. School of Business, Paris, France
University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management, Ottawa, ON Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark 

2013   
Univ. of Victoria, Department of Economics, Victoria, BC HEC Montreal, Montreal, QC
University of Tokyo, Department of Economics, Tokyo, Japan
Hitotsubashi University, Department of Economics, Tokyo, Japan
Western University, Ivey School of Business, London, ON             

2012   
Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain
HEC Montreal, Montreal, QC
University of New South Wales, Australian Sch. of Business, Sydney, Australia               
University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute, Melbourne, Australia University of Alberta, Department of Economics, Edmonton, AB  

2011     
UQAM, Department of Economics, Montreal, QC             

2010     
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Business, Hong Kong 

2009        
UBC, Sauder School of Business, Vancouver, BC
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Business, Toronto, ON
Drexel University, LeBow College of Business, Philadelphia, PA
Queen’s University, QSB, Kingston, ON
European University Institute, Dept. of Economics, Florence, Italy
Queen’s University, Department of Economics, Kingston, ON
Carleton University, Department of Economics, Ottawa, ON 

2008
Université Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France 

2007   
University of Alberta, Department of Economics, Edmonton, AB 

2006   
Queen’s University, QSB, Kingston, ON
Univ. of Victoria, School of Business, Victoria, BC
Univ. of Florida, Department of Economics, Gainesville, FL
Univ. of Victoria, Department of Economics, Victoria, BC 

2005         
Univ. of Victoria, Department of Economics, Victoria, BC 

2004
Univ. of Guelph, Department of Economics, Guelph, ON
Queen’s University, QSB, Kingston, ON UBC, Sauder School of Business, Vancouver, BC
Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain
Simon Fraser University, Department of Economics, Burnaby, BC 

2001
UBC, Faculty of Commerce, Vancouver, BC (x2)
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
CEMFI, Madrid, Spain
Universidad Carlos III, Department of Economics, Madrid, Spain
Cornell University, Johnson School of Management, Ithaca, NY
Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, New York, NY
Case Western Reserve Univ., Weatherhead School, Cleveland, OH
Washington University, Olin School of Business, Saint Louis, MO
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, IL 

2000
University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Chicago, IL

Conference Participation

2020      
Chicago Booth PhD Program 100th Anniversary Conference, Chicago, IL, presenter
Queen’s Organizational Economics Conference, Kingston, ON, organizer, chair

2019
Canadian Law and Economics Association Conference, Toronto, ON, presenter
EARIE Conference, Barcelona, Spain, presenter
Society for Institut. & Organizational Econ. Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, presenter
Queen’s Organizational Economics Conference, Kingston, ON, organizer, chair
Barcelona GSE Summer School, Barcelona, Spain, presenter
Strategy and Business Environment Conference, Palo Alto, CA, presenter

2018
Strategic Management Society Conference, Paris, France, presenter
Society for Institut. & Organizational Econ. Conference, Montreal, QC, presenter, chair
Queen’s Organizational Economics Conference, Kingston, ON, organizer, chair
Society for Labor Economics Conference, Toronto, ON, presenter

2017   
Asia-Pacific Industrial Organization Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, presenter
CEPR Conf. on Incentives, Org. and Entrepren., Copenhagen, Denmark, chair
Society for Institut. & Organizational Econ. Conference, New York, NY, presenter
10th Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conf., Kingston, ON, co-organizer, chair
7th Economics of Organization Workshop, Kingston, ON, organizer, chair
Econometric Society Meetings, Hong Kong, presenter, chair
Strategy and Business Environment Conference, Durham, NC, discussant

2016
UBC Summer Conference in Industrial Organization, Kelowna, BC
9th Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conf., Kingston, ON, co-organizer, chair
6th Economics of Organization Workshop, Kingston, ON, organizer, chair
American Economic Association Meetings, San Francisco, CA

2015
4th CEPR Workshop on Incentives, Management and Org., Fontainebleau, France
8th Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conf., Kingston, ON, co-organizer, chair
5th Economics of Organization Workshop, Kingston, ON, organizer, chair
Canadian Econ. Assoc. Meetings, Toronto, ON, presenter, chair

2014
NBER Organizational Economics Meetings, Palo Alto, CA
EARIE Conference, Milan, Italy, presenter, chair
7th Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conf., Kingston, ON, co-organizer, chair
4th Economics of Organization Workshop, Kingston, ON, organizer, chair
Canadian Econ. Assoc. Meetings, Vancouver, BC, presenter

2013
Sexto Taller de Organizacion Industrial, Viña del Mar, Chile, presenter
EARIE Conference, Evora, Portugal, presenter, discussant
6th Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conf., Kingston, ON, co-organizer, chair
3rd Economics of Organization Workshop, Kingston, ON, organizer, chair
Entrepreneurship and Finance Conference, Lund, Sweden, presenter
Canadian Econ. Assoc. Meetings, Montreal, QC, presenter, discussant (x2), chair
Utah Winter Business Economics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT     

2012
EARIE Conference, Rome, Italy, presenter, discussant
5th Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conf., Kingston, ON, co-organizer, chair
2nd Economics of Organization Workshop, Kingston, ON, organizer, chair Utah Winter Business Economics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT
American Economic Association Meetings, Chicago, IL

2011
EARIE Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, presenter
Int’l Conf. on Contracts, Procurement & Public-Private Agreements, Paris, France
4th Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conf., Kingston, ON, co-organizer, chair
1st Economics of Organization Workshop, Kingston, ON, organizer, chair
Int’l Industrial Organization Conf., Boston, MA, presenter, discussant
Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference, Singapore, presenter
Utah Winter Business Economics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT

2010            
Spanish Economic Association Conference, Madrid, Spain, presenter
EARIE Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, presenter
3rd Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conf., Kingston, ON, co-organizer, chair
Canadian Economic Association Meetings, Quebec, QC, presenter, discussant
Int’l Industrial Organization Conference, Vancouver, BC, presenter, discussant
American Economic Association Meetings, Atlanta, GA

2009
UBC Summer Conference in Industrial Organization, Vancouver, BC
Euro. Financial Manag. Assoc. Meetings, Milan, Italy, presenter, discussant, chair
2nd Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conf., Kingston, ON, co-organizer, chair
Canadian Economic Association Meetings, Toronto, ON
Int’l Industrial Organization Conference, Boston, MA, presenter, discussant       
American Economic Association Meetings, San Francisco, CA

2008
EARIE Conference, Toulouse, France, presenter
UBC Summer Conference in Industrial Organization, Whistler, BC
1st Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conf., Kingston, ON, co-organizer, chair
Canadian Econ. Assoc. Meetings, Vancouver, BC, presenter
American Economic Association Meetings, New Orleans, LA

2007
Workshop on Public Private Partnerships, Vancouver, BC 
NBER Conference on Entrepreneurship, Jackson Hole, WY, discussant
UBC Summer Conference in Industrial Organization, Vancouver, BC
Utah Winter Business Economics Conference, Salt Lake City, UT

2006
Workshop on Public Private Partnerships, Vancouver, BC, presenter
UBC Summer Conference in Finance, Whistler, BC

2005
Conference on the Evolving Workplace, Ottawa, ON, presenter
UBC Summer Conference in Industrial Organization, Vancouver, BC
Canadian Econ. Assoc. Meetings, Hamilton, ON, presenter, discussant (x2), chair
Western Finance Association Meetings, Portland, OR, presenter

2004
UBC Summer Conference in Industrial Organization, Whistler, BC
Canadian Econ. Assoc. Meetings, Toronto, ON, presenter, discussant (x2), chair
Econometric Society Meetings, San Diego, CA, presenter

2003
UBC Summer Conference in Industrial Organization, Vancouver, BC
American Economic Association Meetings, Washington, DC

2002     
EARIE Conference, Madrid, Spain, presenter
UBC Summer Conference in Industrial Organization, Vancouver, BC
Canadian Econ. Assoc. Meetings, Calgary, AB, presenter, discussant (x2), chair

2001         
American Economic Association Meetings, New Orleans, LA

Awards

Fellowships

Distinguished Professorship of Business Economics, SSB (2017-2020)

Commerce ’64 Fellowship of Bus. Econ., QSB (2009 – 2012, 2012 – 2015, 2015 – 2017)

Statistics Canada Research Fellowship (2003)

Oscar Mayer Fellowship, University of Chicago GSB (2000 – 2001)

University of Chicago GSB Fellowship (1996 – 2001)

Teaching Awards

Master of Finance-Toronto Professor of the Year Award, SSB (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

Master of Finance-Beijing Professor of the Year Award, SSB (2019)

Full-Time MBA Teaching Excellence Award, SSB (2016)

Nominee, Full-Time MBA Teaching Excellence Award, SSB (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2019)

Nominee, Master of Finance-Toronto Professor of the Year Award, QSB (2015)

Nominee, Full-Time MBA Teaching Excellence Award, UBC-Sauder (2006)

Research Awards

Research Excellence Award, QSB (2014)

General Research Grant Competition Award, QSB (2007, 2009 (x2), 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Conference Funding Competition Award, QSB (2009 (x2), 2010, 2011)

Industry Canada Conference Financing Award (2008, 2010)

Monieson Centre Research Grant Competition Award, QSB (2007)

W. Maurice Young Entrepreneurship Research Centre Award, UBC – Sauder (2004, 2007)

SSHRC/UBC General Research Fund (2002)

Research Grant, UBC-Sauder (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)

Grants & Funding

SSHRC Insight Grant (principal investigator): 2013 – 2016 ($60,000)

SSHRC Standard Research Grant (co-applicant): 2008 – 2011 ($74,000)

Dean’s Travel Grant, UBC-Sauder (2002, 2003, 2004)

EU Grant, City of Westminster (1991 – 1994)

Service

Committee/Service Work (at SSB unless otherwise stated)

2020 – 2021 

  • Area Group Coordinator, Business Economics
  • Chair of the Renewal, Tenure and Promotion Committee 

2019 – 2020  

  • Chair of the Faculty Board
  • Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Chair of the Modified Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Jarislowsky-Deutsch Chair Advisory Committee (Queen’s University) 

2018 – 2019 

  • Chair of the Faculty Board
  • Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Modified Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Graduate Committee
  • Task Force on Faculty Hiring and Diversity

2017 – 2018   

  • Chair of the Faculty Board
  • Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Modified Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Task Force on Faculty Hiring and Diversity
  • Jarislowsky-Deutsch Chair Advisory Committee (Queen’s University)
  • Queen’s Research Data Centre Committee (Queen’s University)

2016 – 2017   

  • On Sabbatical  
  • Reviewer, Econ. Dept. Cyclical Program Review (Queen’s University)
  • Queen’s Research Data Centre Committee (Queen’s University)

2015 – 2016 

  • MBA Academic Progress and Curriculum Committee
  • Queen’s Research Data Centre Committee (Queen’s University)

2014 – 2015 

  • Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Chair of the Modified Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Queen’s Research Data Centre Committee (Queen’s University)

2013 – 2014 

  • Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Modified Faculty Appointments Committee

2012 – 2013 

  • Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Modified Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Seminar Coordinator, Business Economics Area Group
  • Internal Advisory Board, Centre for Responsible Leadership (until Sep 2013)
  • Full-Time MBA Curriculum Review Committee (until Dec 2012)

2011 – 2012

  • Area Group Coordinator, Business Economics Research Committee
  • MSc/PhD Academic Committee 
  • Full-Time MBA Curriculum Review Committee (from Feb 2012)
  • Sub-Committee Evaluating Grad. Students’ SSHRC Applic. (Oct – Dec 2011)
  • Seminar Coordinator, Business Economics Area Group
  • Internal Advisory Board, Centre for Responsible Leadership

2010 – 2011   

  • On Sabbatical
  • Seminar Coordinator, Business Economics Area Group
  • Internal Advisory Board, Centre for Responsible Leadership

2009 – 2010                

  • Renewal, Tenure and Promotion Committee
  • Seminar Coordinator, Business Economics Area Group
  • Internal Advisory Board, Centre for Responsible Leadership

2008 – 2009 

  • On Parental Leave
  • Seminar Coordinator, Business Economics Area Group
  • Internal Advisory Board, Centre for Responsible Leadership (from Mar 2009)

2007 – 2008 

  • Faculty Development Fund Committee

2002 – 2007 

  • Health and Safety Committee (UBC-Sauder)

Conference/Event Organization

Organizer
Queen’s 2020 Organizational Economics Conference, SSB Jun 20203
Queen’s 2019 Organizational Economics Conference, SSB Jun 2019
Queen’s 2018 Organizational Economics Conference, SSB Jun 2018
7th Economics of Organization (EO) Workshop, SSB Jun 2017
6th EO Workshop, SSB May 2016
5th EO Workshop, QSB Jun 2015
Economics of Health Care Seminar Series Part III, QSB Jan – Apr 2015
4th EO Workshop, QSB Jun 2014
Economics of Health Care Seminar Series Part II, QSB Feb – May 2014
Economics of Health Care Seminar Series Part I, QSB Nov 2013
3rd EO Workshop, QSB Jun 2013
2nd EO Workshop, QSB Jun 2012
1st EO Workshop, QSB Jun 2011

Co-Organizer
With Ajay Agrawal and Douglas Cumming
10th Econ. of Entrepreneurship & Innov. (EEI) Conf., SSB Jun 2017
9th EEI Conference, QSB May 2016
8th EEI Conference, QSB Jun 2015
7th EEI Conference, QSB Jun 2014
6th EEI Conference, QSB Jun 2013
5th EEI Conference, QSB Jun 2012
4th EEI Conference, QSB Jun 2011
3rd EEI Conference, QSB Jun 2010

With Ajay Agrawal, Douglas Cumming, and John McHale
2nd EEI Conference, QSB May 2009
1st EEI Conference, QSB Jun 2008

Service to the Community

Finance Committee, Almost Home Foundation, Kingston, ON, Nov 2009 – Nov 2019

Volunteer Official, Kingston Blue Marlins, Nov 2011 – Jun 2019  

Refereeing

Canadian Journal of Economics, Economics Bulletin, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, European Economic Review, Financial Management, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Finance, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Law Economics and Organization, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Journal of the European Economic Association, Management Science, Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, Pearson Canada, Public Administration Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Rand Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Industrial Organization, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada