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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
November 24, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Dr. Edda Claus

Assistant Professor (Economics)

Contact Information
Email: eclaus@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.x4570
Fax: 519-888-1015
Office Location: P2028A
Office Hours: Fall 2014: Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm, or by appointment
Personal Website: eddaclaus.com
Academic Background
BA (McGill University), Maîtrise ès Sciences Economics (Université de Montréal), PhD (Australian National University)
Biography

Prior to joining WLU, Edda was a Lecturer and Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne's Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, and a Research Associate with the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA), at the Australian National University. She was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Finance at Trinity College, Dublin, and a visiting PhD Scholar at Cambridge University (UK). She has also worked as an Economist with the Australian Commonwealth Treasury, and the Canadian Department of Finance.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Open economy macro models, monetary policy with particular focus on policy shocks, and indexes of activity.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

"Good new, bad news, consumer sentiment and consumption", Journal of Economic Psychology, 39 (2013), pp. 426-438 (with V.H. Nguyen)

"US monetary policy surprises: Identification with shifts and rotations in the term structure", Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 44 (2012), pp. 1547-1557 (with M. Dungey)

"Equity market integration in the Asia Pacific region: Evidence from discount factors", Research in International Business and Finance, 26 (2012), pp. 137-163 (with B. Lucey)