Alexander T. Whalley


Alexander Whalley is Associate Professor of Economics and the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. He also serves as a Lab Economist at the Creative Destruction Lab - Rockies and a research fellow with the Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland – College Park and has been a visiting scholar at Stanford University, the University of California - Berkeley and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

Research Interests

Professor Whalley's research focuses on Pubic, Labor and the Economics of Innovation. His work has been published in the Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics and Statistics, American Economic Journal - Economic Policy, and the Journal of Public Economics, amongst other outlets. Professor Whalley teaches courses in economics and real estate.

Mailing Address:

Department of Economics

The University of Calgary

2500 University Dr. N.W. Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4


Phone: (403) 220-7143 (office)