Beyza Ural Marchand, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics
Department of Economics

University of Alberta

Research Fields: 

Development Economics, International Trade, Poverty, Income Inequality

Beyza Ural Marchand is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. She conducts research in the areas of development economics and international trade with a focus on microeconomic mechanisms. More specifically, she studies the effects of globalization on consumer prices, poverty, and income distribution, the impacts of business cycle fluctuations on education and health, as well as the effects of energy access on household incomes. Her work has been published in well-known journals such as the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, the Quantitative Economics, and the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.


Dr. Ural Marchand has completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and her Bachelor of Science in Statistics at METU, Turkey. She joined the faculty of the University of Alberta in 2007. Currently, she is also a Research Fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Germany.