Adjunct Professor, Business, Economics and Public Policy


Margaret Loudermilk is the Research Director of the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre and an Adjunct Research Professor in the Business, Economics and Public Policy group at Ivey. Her research is mainly methodological and focuses on measuring the economic impacts of energy policies. Loudermilk is now leading major new research projects for the Energy Centre on social license in the energy and infrastructure sectors, and on aboriginal participation in energy projects.

Prior to joining Ivey, Dr. Loudermilk was a Research Scientist at the University of Chicago’s Center for Robust Decision Making on Climate and Energy Policy as well as an Adjunct Professor of Econometrics and Statistics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. She received her PhD in Economics from Michigan State University, specializing in econometrics and industrial organization. Loudermilk’s past research has focused on the application of statistical methods to economic policy, particularly involving sample selection issues and nonlinear panel models.


  • BA, Economics - Boston University
  • MA, Economics - Duke University
  • PhD, Economics - Michigan State University

Honours & Awards

  • University Students' Council Teaching Honour Roll, University of Western Ontario, 2013-2014