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Prior to joining Laurier, Edda Claus was a Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne's Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research. 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. Claus is a Research Associate with the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis at the Australian National University and an Associate Editor with the Journal of Economic Surveys.
Academic Background: BA in Economics (McGill University), Maîtrise ès Sciences Economics (Université de Montréal), PhD in Economics (Australian National University).
Research Interests / Ongoing Projects
Applied macroeconomics, specifically using household surveys to model behaviour of heterogeneous consumers; monetary economics with particular focus on the effect of monetary policy shocks on asset prices; and indexes of activity.
Student Opportunities / Supervising
I am willing to supervise major research papers (MRPs) in applied macro, macro finance, behavioural macro and in forecasting.