Avi J. Cohen

Avi J. Cohen is Professor of Economics at York University. He has a PhD from Stanford University; is a Life Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge; and is past Co-Chair of the Canadian Economics Association Education Committee.

Professor Cohen is the past President of the History of Economics Society, and has research interests in the history of economics, economic history, and economic education. He has published in Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Economic Education,History of Political Economy, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Journal of Economic History, and Explorations in Economic History, among other journals.

Professor Cohen is co-author of the best-selling Study Guide that accompanies Parkin/Bade’s Economics (seventh edition).He is the winner of numerous teaching awards, including Canada’s most prestigious national award for educational leadership, the 3M Teaching Fellowship.