Dr Shutao Cao

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Lecturer School of Economics and Finance


Teaching in 2019


BA Renmin University of China, Beijing
PhD University of Texas at Austin

Research interests

Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, International Trade, Firm Dynamics, Reallocation, Canadian Economy, Chinese Economy


  • 'Pricing-to-market, currency invoicing and exchange rate pass-through to producer prices' (with W Dong and B Tomlin), Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, 58(C), pp. 128-149.

Working papers

  • 'Real GDI, productivity and the terms of trade in Canada' (with S Kozicki), Review of Income and Wealth, 2016 forthcoming.
  • 'Financial constraints and productivity estimation: Evidence from Canadian SMEs' (with D Leung), 2016.
  • 'Accounting for productivity growth in a small open economy: sector-specific technology and relative prices of trade', 2016.
  • 'Trends in firm entry and new entrepreneurship in Canada' (M. Salameh, M. Seki, and P. St-Amant), Discussion Papers 15-11, Bank of Canada, 2015.
  • 'Fixed-term and permanent employment contracts: Theory and evidence' (with E Shao and P Silos), 2012.
  • 'A model of costly reallocation and aggregate productivity', 2008 (revised 2011).


Teaching in 2019