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Brandon Schaufele

Associate Professor, Business, Economics and Public Policy

Energy Consortium Fellowship

Brandon Schaufele

Contact Information


  • Agricultural Economics
  • Energy Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Law and Economics
  • Regulation

Research Publications

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Brandon Schaufele is an Associate Professor in Business, Economics and Public Policy at the Ivey Business School. Prior to coming to Ivey in 2014, Brandon was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Ottawa as well as the Research Director of Sustainable Prosperity. Brandon's research focuses on the economics of energy and the environment and the economics of law and politics. Among other places, he has published papers in the American Economics Journal: Applied Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management and the Canadian Journal of Economics. Brandon is currently a Consortium Fellow in the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre.


  • Global Macroeconomics for Managers (HBA II)
  • Microeconomics for Managers (HBA II)
  • Special Topics in Statistics (PhD)
  • Economics, Markets and Strategy (MBA)


  • PhD, MA, HnrsBSSc

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Schaufele, B., (Forthcoming), "Curvature and Competitiveness: Carbon Taxes in Cattle Markets", American Journal Of Agricultural Economics
  • Rao, V. K.; Schaufele, B., 2021, "Interacting Corporate Political Activities with Evidence from the Tobacco Industry", Business and Politics, December 23(4): 456 - 473.
  • Schaufele, B., 2021, "Lessons from a Utility-Sponsored Revenue Neutral Electricity Conservation Program", Energy Policy, March 150
  • Rivers, N.; Saberian, S.; Schaufele, B., 2020, "Public transit and air pollution: Evidence from Canadian transit strikes", Canadian Journal of Economics, December 53(2): 496 - 525.
  • Heyes, A.; Rivers, N.; Schaufele, B., 2019, "Pollution and Politician Productivity: The Effect of PM on MPs", Land Economics, May 95(2): 157 - 173.
  • Fremeth, A.; Richter, B. K.; Schaufele, B., 2018, "Spillovers from Regulating Corporate Campaign Contributions", Journal of Regulatory Economics, December 54(3): 244 - 265.
  • Rivers, N.; Schaufele, B., 2017, "Gasoline Price and New Vehicle Fuel Efficiency: Evidence from Canada", Energy Economics, October 68: 454 - 465.
  • Rivers, N.; Schaufele, B., 2017, "New Vehicle Feebates", Canadian Journal of Economics, February 50(1): 201 - 232.
  • Schaufele, B., 2016, "Taxes, Volatility and Resources in Canadian Provinces", Canadian Public Policy, December 42(4): 469 - 481.
  • Fremeth, A.; Richter, B. K.; Schaufele, B., 2016, "Motivations for Corporate Political Activity", Advances in Strategic Management, May 34: 161 - 191.
  • Schaufele, B.; Rivers, N., 2015, "Salience of Carbon Taxes in the Gasoline Market", Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, November 74(1): 23 - 36.
  • Rivers, N.; Schaufele, B., 2015, "The Effect of Carbon Taxes on Agricultural Trade", Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, May 63(2): 235 - 257.
  • Fremeth, A.; Richter, B. K.; Schaufele, B., 2013, "Campaign Contributions over CEOs' Careers", American Economic Journal-Applied Economics, July 5(3): 170 - 188.
  • Schaufele, B.; Sparling, D., 2011, "Regulation and the Financial Performance of Canadian Agribusinesses", Agricultural Finance Review, December 71(2): 201 - 217.
  • Schaufele, B.; Unterschultz, J. R.; Nilsson, T., 2010, "AgriStability with Catastrophic Price Risk for Cow-Calf Producers", Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, September 58(3): 361 - 380.

For more publications please see our Research Database


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, 2011-2014
  • Research Director, Sustainable Prosperity, 2011-2014
  • Senior Analyst, Litigation Support, MNP LLP, 2005-2006