Karl Skogstad, PhD

Department of Economics
RC 3016A
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Canada, P7B 5E1

Office: +1.(807).343.8378
Cell: +1.(807).356.0119

Email: kaskogst@lakeheadu.ca

About me

    I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Lakehead University.

    My research interests are the economics of national defence, natural resource economics, and economic history.


    Here is my current CV.


    Published/Forthcoming Papers

        The Effectiveness of Canada's Navy on Escort Duty (2017 in the European Review of Economic History)
            An online appendix for this paper can be found here:    Online Appendix

        The Mining Industry in Northwestern Ontario - Northern Policy Institute. Research Paper No. 6.  January 2016. (with Ayman Alahmar)

        Defence Budgets in the Post-Cold War Era: A Spatial Econometrics Approach  (2016 in Defence and Peace Economics)

    Working Papers

        The Impact of Labour Policies on Ontario Gold Mines in World War II (Revise and Resubmit at the Canadian Journal of Economics).

    Consultant Work



        Lakehead University
            ECON 2203 - Macroeconomics

        Lakehead University
            ECON 4611/5411- Economics of International Affairs (Spring 2017)
            ECON 1100 - Principles of Economics (Winter 2016)
            ECON 4531/5257 - Natural Resources  (Fall 2014, Fall 2017)
            BUSI 5017 - Managerial Economics (Fall 2014 - Fall 2016)

        Royal Military College of Canada
            ECE 326 - Microeconomics II (Winter 2010, Winter 2013)
            ECE 417 - International Economics (Fall 2010)
            DM 539 - Economics of Defence (Fall 2011, Fall 2016)
            MPA 531 - Economics (Winter 2015)