David Jacks

Professor at the Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University

David Jacks received a B.A. (1997) in Economics and History from the University of Memphis, a M.A. (1998) in Economics from the University of Memphis, a M.Sc. (1999) in Economic History from the London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. (2004) in Economics from the University of California-Davis. In addition to his appointment at SFU, he is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research interests are in economic and financial history and international finance and trade. His current research includes work on the economic history of globalization, the evolution of and performance of commodity markets, and prohibition in the United States.

CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey