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 an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. Her research fields are development economics and international trade with a focus on the microeconomic impacts on households. She conducts research on the effect of globalization on poverty, income distribution, and consumer prices in developing countries. Other research areas include the impacts of business cycle fluctuations on child education and child health, as well as the effects of energy access on household incomes. 


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. Prior to completing her Ph.D. in Economics, she served as an Expert Statistician at the Central Bank of  Turkey. She joined the faculty of the University of Alberta in 2007. Currently, Dr. Ural Marchand also serves as a Research Fellow of the IZA Institute of Labor Economics