Ian Parker

 
Ian Parker

Associate Professor
Economics
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416-287-7336

Biography: 

Professional Experience:
Economic Research, Project Evaluation, and Consulting (East Africa, West Africa, France), Media Consultancy (Canada)

Research Interests: 

Economics of media (implications of fixed costs in communications systems; Economics of the structure of space and time; Economic aspects of the production of myth; materialist epistemology).

History of economic thought (Marx and the classical model of distribution and growth; Harold Innis’s theoretical framework; Marshall’s demand theory and Giffen goods; Keynesian and Ramseyian probability, uncertainty, and information).

Teaching Interests: 

  • Economics of Media
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Economic History
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • International Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Microeconomic Theory

Education: 

BA, MA, PhD