Mr Conrad Copeland

Mr Conrad Copeland

Mr Conrad Copeland
Assistant Teacher

Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Clifton
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Department of Economics

Personal profile

Conrad Copeland holds a BA from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s degree from New York University.  His Master’s thesis was titled “The Equity Premium Puzzle – A Cross Country Calibration and Theoretical Analysis”.  He also holds a degree in Quantitative Finance from Columbia University.

Conrad has served in numerous policy roles within the Canadian political system, including serving as Director of Operations for the Liberal Party of Canada.  He has also worked as a political consultant, serving as Special Advisor for the United Democratic Party of the Gambia.  His work outside academia has extended to business consulting with Wazuku Advisory Group and work in the non-profit sector as Executive Director with the Democratic Africa Project.

Most recently, he consulted on a project analysing the trade impacts of Brexit on developing economies with the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University.


Conrad Copeland’s current research analyses the effect of market access on economies.  It looks at whether interrupting or limiting that external access leads to adverse trade outcomes and adjustments.  Previously, he has worked on local networks and the impact they have on trade flows between countries.

Fields of interest

International Trade, Economic Integration, Growth & Development, African Economic History

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