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Jefferson Robert, Assistant Professor

Robert Jefferson

Assistant Professor

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Economics

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Robert Jefferson began teaching economics and quantitative analysis at Algonquin College in Ottawa in 1984. He has taught at Carleton University, Brock University, Mount Allison University, and the University of Guelph. Following several years’ actuarial work with a major Canadian insurer, Dr. Jefferson joined Wilfrid Laurier University (Lazaridis) School of Business and Economics.  He joined McMaster Economics in 2014.


PhD (Cornell University) -1991

MA (University of Western Ontario) -1983

BComm (Hons. Co-op) (Memorial University) -1982

BA (Memorial University) -1982


ECON 2G03/2X03- Intermediate Microeconomics I/Applied Business Economics

ECON 2GG3- Intermediate Microeconomics II

ECON 3W03- Natural Resources