Dr. David Scoones

Dr. David Scoones
Associate Professor
Office: BEC 378

PhD (Queen's)

Area of expertise

Applied microeconomics, microeconomic policy, conflict economics


  • Microeconomics
  • Labour economics


  • ECON 112, Strategy, Conflict and Co-operation
  • ECON 311B, Economic Analysis of Tort and Crime
  • ECON 321, The Economic History of Canada
  • ECON 410A, Problems of Canadian Microeconomic Policy
  • ECON 500, Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 510, Industrial Organization and Public Policy

Selected publications

  • Child, T.B. and  Scoones, 2015. Community preferences, insurgency, and the success of reconstruction spending, Defence and Peace Economics1-19.
  • Scoones, D., Winning Hearts and Minds: Public Good Provision in the Shadow of Insurgency, Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy19(1): 17-31.
  • Gallego, M. and  Scoones, 2011. Intergovernmental negotiation, willingness to compromise, and voter preference reversals, Social Choice and Welfare36(3): 591-610.