Trevor Tombe

Associate Professor of Economics, University of Calgary

Trevor Tombe is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Calgary and a Research Fellow at the School of Public Policy. He has an MA and a PhD in Economics from the University of Toronto and a BBA in Finance from Simon Fraser University. He has published in top economics journals, including the American Economic Review, Journal of Monetary Economics, Review of Economic Dynamics, and Canadian Journal of Economics, among many others, on topics including economic and fiscal integration, internal trade, and fiscal federalism. In addition to his academic research, he regularly promotes public understanding of economics and policy issues through his numerous public policy papers and more general engagement.

Recent Research by Trevor Tombe

— Nov 12, 2020
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Achieving the Four-Day Work Week: Part 2 Essays

Two new essays—Towards a More Productive and United Canada: The Case for Liberalizing Interprovincial Trade by Trevor Tombe, associate professor of economics at the University of Calgary, and Barriers to Entry and Productivity Growth by Vincent Geloso, assistant professor of economics at King's University College—spotlight barriers to trade and competition, which can frustrate economic productivity and the possibility of a four-day work week.