Stephen Kosempel joined the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Guelph in 1999. He received a B.A. (Honours) in Economics from Queen's University (1993), an M.A. in Economics from the University of Victoria (1995), and a Ph.D in Economics from Simon Fraser University (1999). He has been Department Chair since January 2012.
Dr. Kosempel's area of specialization is macroeconomics. His research has been published in journals including the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, the Canadian Journal of Economics, Review of International Economics, and the Journal of Development Economics.
Macroeconomics, Economic Development and Growth, Business Cycles
Annen, K., Batu, M. and Kosempel, S. (2016). Macroeconomic Effects of Foreign Aid and Remittances: Implications for Aid Effectiveness Studies. Journal of Policy Modeling 38(6), 1136-1146.
Alessandrini, D., Kosempel, S. and Stengos, T. (2015). The Business Cycle Human Capital Accumulation Nexus and its Effect on Hours Worked Volatility. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 51, 356-377.
Koka, K. & Kosempel, S. (2014). A Life-Cycle Analysis of Ending Mandatory Retirement. Economic Modelling, 38, 57-66.
Friesen, P. & Kosempel, S. (2010). A Calibrated Trade Model of Agglomeration. Review of International Economics, 18 (4), 714-729.
Annen, K. & Kosempel, S. (2009). Foreign Aid, Donor Fragmentation, and Economic Growth. The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 9 (1), 31. Article 33 Contributions
Kosempel, S. (2007). Interaction Between Knowledge and Technology: A Contribution to the Theory of Development. Canadian Journal of Economics, 40 (4), 1237-1260.
Banerjee, R. & Kosempel, S. (2005). Inter-Generational Redistribution in an Endogenous Growth Model. Economics Bulletin, 5 (1), 1-6.
Kosempel, S. (2004). A Theory of Development and Long Run Growth. Journal of Development Economics, 75 (1), 201-220.
Kosempel, S. (2004). Finite Lifetimes and Government Spending in an Endogenous Growth Model. Journal of Economics and Business, 56 (3), 197-210.
Carlaw, K. & Kosempel, S. (2004). The Sources of Total Factor Productivity Growth: Evidence from Canadian Data. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 13 (4), 299-309.
Carlaw, K. & Kosempel, S. (2003). Accounting for Canada's Economic Growth. Journal of Economic Development, 28 (2), 83-102.