Gordon Myers


Areas of interest

Public and urban economics


Gordon M. Myers is a professor in the Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University. He received his education at Queens University, Stockholm University, and McMaster University. Before joining SFU, he was at the University of Western Ontario and the University of Waterloo. He has been an academic visitor at the University of Essex, Bonn University, and the University of Toronto. He has published research articles in leading general interest journals in economics and the leading field journals in his research areas of public economics and urban economics. After arriving at SFU he was Chair of Economics and served on SFU’s Senate and Board of Governors. He completed a five-year term as SFU’s Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President Academic. His current research interests are university governance and trying to understand the evolutionary underpinnings of human cooperation and social economic preferences.


PhD, McMaster University



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