Michelle Alexopoulos is a Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto, a
Fellow of St. Michael’s College and a qualified expert witness in the areas of technical change, macroeconomics and applied econometrics. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University and has authored a number of papers on business cycles, technical change, labor markets and productivity. She currently serves on the Executive committees of the Canadian Economics Association and the Canadian Women Economists Network and is on the advisory board of the Canadian Journal of Economics. Most recently her research has focused on creating and analyzing new measures of technical and scientific change for developed economies based on publications and the patterns of library collections. She has presented her findings on the economic effects of innovation to academic audiences, industry think tanks, and policy makers in Canada, the United States and Europe.