Beyza Ural Marchand is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. Her research fields are development economics and international trade with a focus on the microeconomic impacts on households. More specifically, she studies the effects of international trade on poverty, income distribution, consumer prices, child education, and child health, as well as the effects of energy access on household incomes. Her work has been published in well-known journals such as the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, Quantitative Economics, and the Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization.
Dr. Ural Marchand has completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and her Bachelor of Science in Statistics at METU, Turkey. She joined the faculty of the University of Alberta in 2007. Currently, Dr. Ural Marchand is also a Research Fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Germany, and serves as the Director of Undergraduate Programs at the Department of Economics, University of Alberta.