Beyza Ural Marchand

University of Alberta, Canada

IZA World of Labor is an effective outlet to disseminate the results of research outcomes to the policymakers. It is a pleasure to contribute to this valuable resource

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Associate Professor (with Tenure), University of Alberta, Canada

Research interest

Development economics, international trade, applied microeconomics

Past positions

Assistant Professor, University of Alberta, Canada (2007-2015); Research Assistant, Syracuse University, USA (2005-2007)


PhD Economics, Syracuse University, 2007

Selected publications

  • “Market competition, imperfect pass-through and household welfare in urban China.” Journal of International Economics 100 (2016): 220-232 (with J. Han, R. Liu, and J. Zhang).

  • “Privatization in China: Technology and gender in the manufacturing sector.” Contemporary Economic Policy 33:2 (2015): 250-264 (with A. Dammert).

  • "Does the quality of electricity matter? Evidence from rural India." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 107 (2014): 228-247 (with U. Chakravorty and M. Pelli).

  • "The effect of parental labor supply on child schooling: Evidence from trade liberalization in India." Review of Economics of the Household 11:2 (2013): 151-173 (with R. Rees and R. Riezman).

  • "Tariff pass-through and the distributional effects of trade liberalization." Journal of Development Economics 99:2 (2012): 265-281.