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Nouri Najjar

Assistant Professor, Business, Economics and Public Policy & Sustainability

Nouri Najjar

Contact Information


  • Environmental Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Environmental Policy

Research Publications

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I am an applied microeconomist working primarily on environmental issues, with a focus on firms and the environment. My recent work shows how changes at the firm in response to environmental policy contribute to a cleaner economy, and how environmental policy affects a firm’s decision to participate in foreign markets.


  • Global Macroeconomics for Managers (HBA 2)

Programs Taught

  • HBA


  • PhD in Economics, University of British Columbia
  • MA in Economics, University of British Columbia
  • BSc Honours in Economics, University of Victoria

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Cherniwchan, J.; Najjar, N., 2022, "Do Environmental Regulations Affect the Decision to Export?", American Economic Journal-Economic Policy, May 14(2): 125 - 160.
  • Najjar, N.; Cherniwchan, J., 2021, "Environmental Regulations and the Clean-Up of Manufacturing: Plant-Level Evidence", The Review of Economics and Statistics, July 103(3): 476 - 491.
  • McAusland, C.; Najjar, N., 2015, "Carbon Footprint Taxes", Environmental and Resource Economics, May 61(1): 37 - 70.

For more publications please see our Research Database


  • Instructor, Continuing Studies, University of British Columbia (2014-2017)
  • Economist, Statistics Canada (2016)
  • Research Assistant, University of British Columbia (2011-2013)

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