Posted on: March 14, 2014
It is with great pleasure to announce that Professor Curtis Eaton is coming to visit the Department of Economics at Thompson Rivers University on April 9th 2014 to give a seminar on The Coevolution of Beliefs and Networks (co-authors Jasmina Arifovic and Graeme Walker). Professor Curtis Eaton is a prolific and a well-known Economist around the world. He currently is a University Professor and Professor of Economics at the University of Calgary. In 2010 he became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2010 he was the Haydn Williams Fellow at Curtin University in Perth. This Fellowship is Curtin University’s most prestigious award. Professor Eaton gave the President’s address to the CEA at the University of Toronto in 2004 and has many other academic achievements.
He is an applied economic theorist with particular areas of economics such as industrial organization, labour economics, economic geography, and organizational theory. He has contributed to four books including the well established intermediate Microeconomics textbook now on its 7th edition with Allen, Douglas and Eaton, Diane by Prentice Hall, as well as numerous publications in top Economic journals. Professor Eaton got his formal training in economics at the University of Colorado, receiving a B.A. in 1965 and a Ph.D. in 1969. He joined the Economics Department at the University of Calgary on July 1, 1999. Prior to joining this department, he worked at three other Canadian universities: The University of British Columbia (1969 to 1980), The University of Toronto (1981 to 1987), and Simon Fraser University (1987 to 1999).