Justin Kakeu
Justin Kakeu
Associate Professor
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Associate Professor

BMath, Masters in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (Cameroon); Masters in Statistics and Economics (Ivory Coast); PhD (Montreal)

Dr. Justin Johnson Kakeu is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) in Canada. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Montreal (Canada), a Masters in Statistics and Economics, and a Masters in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics. Before joining the University of Prince Edward Island, he taught at Georgia Institute of Technology and Morehouse College in USA.

His research interests include Energy and Environmental Economics, Dynamic Macroeconomics, Sustainable Finance and Investing, Uncertainty in Resource and Climate Change Policies.

He has published papers in Energy Economics, the B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Environmental and Resource Economics, The Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, Dynamic Games and Applications, the Handbook of Energy Finance, Theoretical Economics Letters, etc.

From a technical point of view, his research works use a variety of economic and econometric techniques, including dynamic programming, deterministic and stochastic control, dynamic structural econometric models, reduced-form econometrics, differential games, Bayesian Games, and dynamic factor analysis. He enjoys working on projects that are technically sound, innovative, challenging, and that are of interest to academics, business practitioners and policy-makers. While using cutting-edge techniques, he also provides policy-making recommendations through user-friendly written economic analysis outputs for a broader audience.

His work has been presented at several national and international venues including Stanford University, Georgia Institute of Technology, New York University, Goethe University, the Federal Reserve Bank, the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, the American Economic Association Conference (AEA), the Canadian Economics Association (CEA), the International Symposium on Energy and Finance Issues, the Montréal Natural Resources and Environmental Economics Workshop, the Conference on Behavioral Aspects of Macroeconomics and Finance, the Southern Economic Association (SEA) Conference, the Western Economic International Conference (WEAI), the Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics Conference, the International Atlantic Economic Conference, the CU Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop, the AERE Summer Conference, etc.

Research Interests
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Sustainable Finance
  • Macroeconomics

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