Laurel Wheeler

Dr. Laurel Wheeler is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. She holds a PhD and an MA in Economics from Duke University, an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Florida. Dr. Wheeler is an Applied Microeconomist whose main research interests are in development economics and labor economics. Her current research agenda focuses on Indigenous economic development, wealth and income disparities, and labor markets in low-income countries.