Rod Hill

Professor

PhD

Business, Faculty of

Oland Hall G25

Saint John

rhill@unb.ca
1 506 648 5592



Rod Hill is a Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Business at UNB Saint John. He received his BA in Economics from the University of Toronto, a Diploma from the International Graduate School University of Stockholm, and an MA and PhD in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.

He joined UNB in 1990. During sabbatical leaves, Rod Hill has been a short-term visitor at the University of Toronto, the University of Victoria, York University, and Southwestern University.

He is interested in public sector economics and has served on the editorial board of the Canadian Tax Journal. He is currently a Research Associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and a section editor with the second edition of The Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research.

Rod Hill is a member of the Atlantic Canada Economics Association, the Canadian Economics Association, the Progressive Economics Forum, Economists for Peace and Security, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and the World Economics Association.

He maintains a blog associated with his book, with Tony Myatt of UNB Fredericton, The Economics Anti-Textbook.

Selected research

Hill, R., M. FitzGerald-Murphy & Secord, A. (2016). “Shale gas royalties in New Brunswick: an evaluation”, Journal of New Brunswick Studies, 7(6), 54-70.

Hill, R. (2014). Paradoxes in Subjective Well-Being. Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Hill, R. (2014). Purchasing power parity. Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. Berlin: Springer Verlag.

FitzGerald Murphy, M., Hill, R., & Secord, A. (2014). The Evolution of the Natural Gas Royalty Regime in New Brunswick: Revenue Implications under Alternative Scenarios. Atlantic Canada Economics Association Annual Meeting, Truro, Canada-Nova Scotia.

FitzGerald Murphy, M., Hill, R., & Secord, A. (2012). The proposed natural gas royalties in New Brunswick: an assessment in light of theory and practice. Atlantic Canada Economics Association Annual Meeting, Halifax, Canada-Nova Scotia.

Edwards, J. & Hill, R. (2012) “New Brunswick at the Crossroads: progressive income tax, a clear choice.” A Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Nova Scotia publication in the In Focus series.

Hill, R. & Myatt, T. (2011). “Text and Anti-Text in Teaching Social Economics: The Case of the Economics of the Firm.” International Journal of Pluralism in Economic Education, 3 (2), 144-159.

Hill, R. (2010). “The Unenlightening 'Economic Enlightenment in Relation to College-going, Ideology, and Other Variables'.” EconJournalWatch, 7 (3), 337-340.

Hill, R. & Myatt, T. (2010). The Economics Anti-Textbook: A Critical Thinker's Guide to Microeconomics. London: Zed Books

Interviews

Naked Capitalism: 31 January 2012 (part 1) and 1 February 2012 (part 2).