November 20-22, 2020, University of Alberta

Richard E. Mueller

Richard E. Mueller is professor in the Department of Economics, academic director of the Lethbridge Branch of the Prairie Regional Research Data Centre, and associate director of the Educational Policy Research Initiative at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Mueller holds a BA (Honours) and an MA from the University of Calgary, and a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin.

He began his career at the University of Maine before joining the University of Lethbridge in 2000. He was seconded to Statistics Canada from 2009 through 2011 and was chair of the Department of Economics between 2014 and 2018. Dr. Mueller has a wide range of interests related to education and labour market policy and has taught and given presentations in Europe, Asia, the US, Australia, the Middle East and Latin America. His research has been published in various economics, Canadian studies, and higher education journals, in several edited volumes and reports, and has been highlighted by a number of media outlets.