Research & Practice Areas
International prices, and real and nominal exchange rate determination; market segmentation; the impacts of trade liberalization; structural change in the open economy.
- Ph.D. Economics, University of British Columbia, 1994
- M.A. Economics, Queens University, 1990
- B.A. Economics, University of Durham, 7/1987
Summary Statement of Research Interests
Professor Betts’ research interests are in the field of international macroeconomics.
- ASHSS. Globalization, De-Industrialization, and the Awakening Giant: Economic Stagnation in Japan and the Emergence of China $12,000, 2008-2009
- Currency manipulation in a model of money, banking, and trade , Bruce Smith Memorial ConferenceTalk/Oral Presentation, Invited, University of Texas, Austin, Spring 2020
- Currency Manipulation in a Model of Money, Banking, and Trade , West Coast Workshop in International FinanceTalk/Oral Presentation, Department of Economics, University of Washington , Seattle, Fall 2019
- Currency Manipulation in a Model of Money, Banking, and Trade , Midwest Macroeconomics MeetingsTalk/Oral Presentation, Department of Economics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Fall 2019
- Trade, Reform, and Structural Transformation in South Korea , Society for Economic Dynamics, Summer MeetingTalk/Oral Presentation, Edinburgh, 2016-2017
- Betts, C. M., Giri, R., Verma, R. (2017). “Trade, Reform, And Structural Transformation in South Korea”. IMF Economic Review. Vol. 2017, pp. 47. Full read only text.
- Betts, C. M., Kehoe, T. J. (2006). “US Real Exchange Rate Fluctuations and Relative Price Fluctuations. Journal of Monetary Economics. Vol. 53 (7), pp. p.1257-1326.