John Ries

BA (California Berkeley), MA PhD (Michigan)
Senior Associate Dean, Research
HSBC Professor in Asian Business
Professor, Strategy and Business Economics Division

Contact Information

Office Henry Angus 773
Tel (604) 822-8493
Personal Web Page


Research Interests

  • International trade and trade policy
  • International business
  • The Japanese economy
  • Industrial organization

Courses Taught in 2016-2017

  • Not teaching this academic year

Selected Recent Publications

  • Head, K., Jing, R., Ries, J. (2017), "Import Sources of Chinese Cities: Order versus Randomness." Journal of International Economics, 105, 2017, 119-129.
  • Lee, H.H., Ries, J.  (2016), "Aid for Trade and Greenfield Investment." World Development 84, 2016, 206-218.
  • Ries, J., Baggs, J., de Bettignies, J. (2013). "Product Market Competition and the Returns to Talent." Journal of Economics & Management Strategy 22(3) 569-593, (published on-line April 26, 2013)
  • Lee, S., Ries, J., Sommerville, T. (2013). "Repairs under Imperfect Information." Journal of Urban Economics 73, 43-56. (on-line publication October 30, 2012)
  • Head, K., Ries, J., Mayer, T. (2010). "The erosion of colonial trade linkages after independence." Journal of International Economics 81(1), 1-14.
  • Ries, J., Somerville, T. (2010). "Residential Housing Prices and School Quality: Evidence from Vancouver Rezoning." The Review of Economics and Statistics 92(4), 928-944.
  • Head, K., Ries, J. (2010). "Do trade missions increase trade?" Canadian Journal of Economics 43(3), 754-775.

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