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Michelle Alexopoulos
Professor of Economics, University of Toronto

PhD, Northwestern University

MA, Northwestern University

BSc, University of Toronto


Michelle Alexopoulos is a Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto with a cross appointment to the Faculty of Information. She holds a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University and is a qualified expert witness in the areas of technical change, macroeconomics and applied econometrics.

Dr. Alexopoulos is currently the Deputy Vice-President of the Canadian Economics Association, a Fellow of the Bank of Canada, a Canadian Productivity Partnership collaborator, and a Faculty Affiliate at the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society, the Data Sciences Institute, and the School of Cities at the University of Toronto.

Her research primarily focuses on business cycles, monetary policy, technical change, economic uncertainty, labor markets and productivity. Her research, supported by public and private grants, has been published in top tier economics journals, and has been presented at numerous Central Banks, international conferences, academic departments, industry think tanks, and the National Academy of Sciences.