Constantine Passaris

Professor

Economics

Singer Hall 462

Fredericton

passaris@unb.ca
1 506 447 3209



Courses

  • ECON 1013 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 1023 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 1024 - Principles of Macroeconomics: Critical Perspectives
  • ECON 2203 - Introduction to Economic Governance
  • ECON 3505 - Information Technology and the Canadian Economy
  • ECON 3705 - Canada and the New Global Economy
  • ECON 3905 - Contemporary Issues in the Canadian Economy
  • ECON 3775 - Economics of Canadian Immigration

Open access learning (online courses)

  • ECON 3505 - Information Technology and the Canadian Economy
  • ECON3775 - Economics of Canadian Immigration
  • ECON3705 - Canada and the New Global Economy

Publications

C. Passaris & J. McEvoy, Human Rights in New Brunswick, 1993, 134 pages.

C. Passaris, “Human Rights Commissions in Canada”, Canadian Journal of Administrative Law, 1995, pp. 295-309.

C. Passaris, “The Role of Immigration in Canada's Demographic Outlook”, 1998, pp. 93-105.

C. Passaris, “International Migration”, The Current State of Economic Science, Vol. 4, 1999, pp. 1985-2009.

C. Passaris et al, “Identifying Human Rights Issues for the Next Decade”, Twenty-First Century Canadian Diversity , 2000, pp. 273-294.

C. Passaris, “Schumpeter's Legacy of Technological Innovation in the Context of the Twenty-First Century” , Economic Theory in the Light of Schumpeter's Scientific Heritage, Vol. 2, 2001, pp. 349-361.

C. Passaris, “The Schumpeter Model and the New Economy”, Proceedings of the International Conference on the Regional Divide, Canadian Centre for German and European Studies 2002, pp. 1-76.

C. Passaris, Schumpeter and Globalization: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the New Economy, 2003, 95 pages.

C. Passaris, “The New Global Economy of the Twenty-First Century”, Proceedings of the International Conference on International Forums for the 21 st Century, Universitat Leipzig, 2003, pp. 1-17.

C. Passaris, “Canadian Multiculturalism and the New Global Economy”, Building Liberty : Canada and World Peace, 1945-2005, edited by C. Steenman-Marcusse and A. van Herk; Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing, 2005, pp. 189-209.

C. Passaris, “The Business of Globalization and the Globalization of Business”, Journal of Comparative International Management, Vol. 9, No. 1, June 2006, pp. 3-18.

C. Passaris, “Immigration and Digital Government”, The Encyclopaedia of Digital Government, Vol. 3, edited by A-V. Anttiroiko and M. Malkia; London: Idea Group Reference, 2006, pp. 988-993.

C. Passaris, "Immigration and Digital government", in Electronic Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications, edited by Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko; New York: IGI Global, 2008, pp. 3890-3899.

C. Passaris, "Economics in the Age of Globalization", in Italy and EU Globalization, edited by Luis Mata Mollejas, Caracas: Universidad Central de Venezuela, 2008, pp. 102-137. Confglob.com (November 13, 2008).

C. Passaris, "Demographic Solutions on the Road to Self-Sufficiency", in Self-Sufficiency or Sustainable Progress for New Brunswick", edited by J. Ruggeri, Policy Studies Centre, University of New Brunswick, 2008, pp. 31-53.

C. Passaris, "Macroeconomic Policy in the New Global Economy of the 21st Century", Proceedings of the International conference on Contemporary Issues for Heterodox Economics, Sydney (Australia): University of South Wales, 2008, pp. 109-137.

C. Passaris, "Canadian Economy" in the encyclopedia The World and Its Peoples: The Americas, Vol. 8, edited by Stephanie Driver; New York: Marshall Cavendish Reference Publications, 2009, pp. 1114-1129.

C. Passaris, "USA Economy" in the encyclopedia The World and Its Peoples: The Americas, Vol. 10, edited by Stephanie Driver; New York: Marshall Cavendish Reference Publications, 2009, 1415-1435.

C. Passaris, "Economic Governance and Full Employment", in Does Economic Governance Matter, edited by M. Ugur and D. Sutherland; Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011, pp. 168-183.

C. Passaris, "The 2008 Financial Crisis and Economic Pedagogy", International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2011, pp. 318-324.

C. Passaris, "Redesigning Financial Governance for the New Global Economy of the 21st Century", Journal of Comparative International Management, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2011, pp. 1-15.

C. Passaris, "The Pedagogical Role of Economic History in the 21st Century", in Historical Foundations edited by D. Daskalakis, A. Chourdakis and Ch. Babounis; Athens, Greece: National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, 2011, pp. 1043-1050.

C. Passaris, "The Greek Lesson: If Other Countries Don't Learn from the Greek Economic Crisis the Worst is Yet to Come", The Global Intelligence, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2012, pp. 9-17.

C. Passaris, "New Brunswick's Perfect Demographic Storm", Journal of New Brunswick Studies, Vol. 3, 2012, pp. 1-13.

C. Passaris, "The Best and the Brightest? An Agenda for North American Immigration Reform", Open Canada, 2014.

C. Passaris, "Full Employment and a New Institutional Architecture for the 21st Century", eds D. Ashiagbor and T. Ali, Full Employment Revisited: Essays on the Economy, People and Fairness, London: Work Forum 2014.

C. Passaris, "The Future Face of North America: Immigration Matters for the U.S.A. and Canada in the New Global Economy", Global Intelligence, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014, pp. 43-49.

C. Passaris, "Internetization and the New Global Economy of the 21st Century", ed. M. Khosvow-Pour, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 3rd edition, Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2014, pp. 3197-3205.

C. Passaris, "A New Economics Curriculum for a New Century and a New Economy", editors M.A. Madi and J. Reardon, The Economics Curriculum: Towards a Radical Reformulation, College Publications, 2014, pp.172-197. 

C. Passaris, “A New Economics Governance Model for Greece in the 21st Century”, Journal of Heterodox Economics, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2015, pp. 163-190.

C. Passaris, “A New Financial Governance Model for the New Global Economy of the 21st Century”, eds. O. Ugarteche, A. Puyana and M. A. Madi, Ideas Towards a New International Financial Architecture, London: WEA Books, 2015, pp. 45-73.

C. Passaris, “New Brunswick’s Perfect Demographic Storm”, eds. T. Tremblay and J. Kerr, Journal of New Brunswick Studies Reader, Fredericton: Centre for Digital Scholarship, 2015,pp. 125- 142.

C. Passaris, “The Great Economics Debate and Business Strategy”, Journal of Comparative International Management, Vol.18, No. 2, 2015, pp. 55-68.

C. Passaris, "The Economics of Internetization", ed. M. Khosvow-Pour, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th edition, Hershey (USA): IGI Global, 2017, pp. 7980-7994.

C. Passaris, “Internetization: A New Word for our Global Economy”, The Conversation, December 5, 2017.

C. Passaris, “The Word Globalization is Out of Date”, World Economic Forum, December 22, 2017.

C. Passaris, "Building a More Inclusive Democracy in New Brunswick ", Journal of New Brunswick Studies, Vol. 9, 2018, pp. 61-68.

C. Passaris, "The Transformational Role of the Great Recession for Economic Governance", Real-World Economics Review, issue no. 86, 2018, pp. 45-65

Conferences and seminars

C. Passaris, “International Migration and Public Policy: A Canadian Perspective”, Leicester University, England, 1999.

C. Passaris, “Information Technology and the Global Economy”, York University, Canada, 2000.

C. Passaris, “Globalization, Economic Policy and Human Rights Challenges in the Twenty-First Century”, Panteion University, Greece, 2000.

C. Passaris, “Immigration and the New Global Economy”, University of New Brunswick, Canada, 2001.

C. Passaris, “The Schumpeterian Model and the New Economy”, Canadian Centre for German and European Studies, Canada, 2000.

C. Passaris, “ Schumpeter and Globalization”, University of Tuscia, Italy, 2002.

C. Passaris, “ The Business of Globalization and the Globalization of Business ”, Institute of International Economic Relations, Greece, 2003.

C. Passaris, “Canadian Multiculturalism and the New Global Economy”, The Association for Canadian Studies in the Netherlands , The Netherlands , 2005. 

C. Passaris, “Quo Vadis: Macroeconomics in the 21 st Century”, Research Network Alternative Macroeconomic Policies (Germany), Post Keynesian Economic Study Group (Britain) and the Association pour le Développement des Études Keynésiennes (France), Germany, 2005. 

C. Passaris, “Economics in the Age of Globalization”, International Institute of Advanced Economic and Social Studies, Italy , 2006.

C. Passaris, "Canadian Multiculturalism: A Model for Inter-Communal Harmony in Cyprus", international conference organized by the National Centre for Hellenic Studies and Research, LaTrobe University and the University of Cyprus, Melbourne, Australia, 2007.

C. Passaris, "Demographic Solutions to Road to Self-Sufficiency", regional conference organized by the Policy Studies Centre, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, 2007.

C. Passaris, "Reasonable Accommodation: An Economic and Public Policy Perspective", national symposium organized by the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2008.

C. Passaris, "Macroeconomic Policy in the New Global Economy of the 21st Century", internation conference organized by the Society of Heterodox Economists, University of South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2008.

C. Passaris, "Economic Governance and Full Employment", international conference organized by the University of Greenwich, London, England, 2010.

C. Passaris, "A New Economics Curriculum for a New Century and a New Economy", international conference organized by the World Economics Association, 2013.

C. Passaris, "The European Union and Canada: Prospects for a New Dynamic in Business, Trade and Investment", keynote address organized by the Hellenic American Univesity and the Canadian Embassy in Greece, Athens, Greece, 2014

C. Passaris, "Economic Governance and Financial Stability in the New Global Economy of the 21st Century", organized by the European Union Research Working Group and Harokopio University, Athens, Greece, 2014.

C. Passaris, "A New Economic Governance Model for Greece int he 21st Century", international conference organized by the World Economics Association, 2014.

C. Passaris, “A New Financial Governance Model for the New Global Economy of the 21st Century” international conference organized online by the World Economics Association, 2015.

C. Passaris, "The Transformational Role of the Great Recession for Economic Governance" international conference organized online by the World Economics Association, 2018.

Recent honours and awards

  • Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada, 1992.
  • Popular Professor, McLean ' s Guide to Canadian Universities, 1998 & 1999.
  • Fifth Annual International Schumpeter Lecture, Italy, 2002.
  • Allan P. Stuart Award for Excellence in Teaching, UNB, 2003.
  • Onassis Foundation Fellowship, Greece, 2004.
  • Fredericton Business Ambassador, City of Fredericton, Canada, 2005.
  • Healthy Active Living Champion, University of New Brunswick, 2008.
  • New Brunswick Ambassador, Province of New Brunswick, Canada, 2010.
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubliee Medal, 2012.
  • Onassis Foundation Fellowship, 2014.
  • International Writers Center of Rhodes Award, 2015.

Academic appointments

  • Research Affiliate, Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
  • Academic Scientific Board, International Institute of Advanced Economic and Social Sciences, Italy.
  • Visiting Research Professor, Queen's University in Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, U.K.

Service

  • Member of the Economics Graduate Committee
  • Board of Governors, UNB
  • Academic Senate, UNB
  • Chair, Department of Economics, UNB