Apostolos Serletis is a Professor of Economics at the University of Calgary. Since receiving his Ph.D. from McMaster University in 1984, he has held visiting appointments at the University of Texas at Austin, the Athens University of Economics and Business, and the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Professor Serletis’s teaching and research interests focus on monetary and financial economics, macroeconometrics, and nonlinear and complex dynamics. He is the author of twelve books, including Principles of Economics (Canadian Edition), with R. Glenn Hubbard, Anthony Patrick O’Brien, and Jason Childs; Macroeconomics: A Modern Approach: First Canadian Edition, with Robert J. Barro (Nelson, 2010); The Demand for Money: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches (Springer, 2007); Financial Markets and Institutions: Canadian Edition, with Frederic S. Mishkin and Stanley G. Eakins (Addison-Wesley, 2004); and The Theory of Monetary Aggregation, co-edited with William A. Barnett (Elsevier, 2000).
In addition, he has published more than 200 articles in such journals as the Journal of Economic Literature; Journal of Monetary Economics; Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking; Journal of Econometrics; Journal of the American Statistical Association; Journal of Applied Econometrics; Journal of Business and Economic Statistics; Macroeconomic Dynamics; Journal of Banking and Finance; Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control; Economic Inquiry; Canadian Journal of Economics; Econometric Reviews; and Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics.
Apostolos Serletis is currently President of the Society for Economic Measurement, Director of the Energy Industry program at the RUDN University in Moscow, Coeditor of Macroeconomic Dynamics and the Journal of Economic Asymmetries and Associate Editor of Energy Economics, the Open Economies Review, and Cambridge’s Elements in the Economics of Emerging Markets. He has also served as Guest Editor of the Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Reviews, and Macroeconomic Dynamics.
Jason Childs is currently an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Regina. He received his Ph.D. from McMaster University in 2003, where he developed a passion for experiential learning and teaching. He has taught introductory economics (both micro and macro) his entire career. He began his teaching career with the McCain Postdoctoral Fellowship at Mount Allison University and then spent six years at the University of New Brunswick where he received a teaching award and was nominated for two others. Since joining the University of Regina he has continued to teach introductory economics and has been nominated for the President’s Teaching Award. While in Saskatchewan, he has contributed to a variety of government reports and consulting projects. His academic research has dealt with a wide range of topics such as comparing basic economic behaviour of different Canadian populations, voluntary provision of public services, uncovered interest rate parity, and lying. He has recently published multiple works on the pricing of legal recreational cannabis. Dr. Childs also serves his community as a volunteer firefighter.