Alex Chernoff

Senior Economist

Alex Chernoff is a Senior Economist in the International Economic Analysis Department. His research interests include Applied Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics, International Trade, Economic History, Agricultural Economics, and Urban Economics. Alex Chernoff received his Ph.D. in Economics from Queen’s University.


Alex Chernoff

Senior Economist
International Economic Analysis
International Studies Division

Bank of Canada
234 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON, K1A 0G9

Curriculum vitae


Firm Heterogeneity, Technological Adoption, and Urbanization: Theory and Measurement

Staff Working Paper 2017-27 Alex Chernoff
This paper develops a model of firm heterogeneity, technological adoption, and urbanization. In the model, welfare is measured by household real income, and urbanization is measured by population density. I use the model to derive statistics that measure the effect of a new technology on productivity, welfare, and urbanization.

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  • “Between a Cap and a Higher Price: Modeling the Price of Dairy Quotas under Price Ceiling Legislation”, Canadian Journal of Economics, 48(4), (November 2015): 1403-1429


  • Ph.D., Queen's University

Research Interests

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • International Trade
  • Economic History
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Urban Economics


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