Douglas Allen

Burnaby Mountain Professor, Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University

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Douglas Allen grew up in Langley, British Columbia, and earned his Phd at the University of Washington in 1988. He was an assistant professor at Carleton University in Ottawa before he moved back to Simon Fraser in 1990, and is now the Burnaby Mountain Professor of Economics. Professor Allen has published over 70 academic articles, along with five books. His latest book, "The Institutional Revolution: Measurement and the Economic Emergence of the Modern World} (2012)", is published by the University of Chicago.