Alan Chan, Ph.D.
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Alan Chan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics and Business Administration

506-858-8970 ext: 125

B.A. (Hons.), University of Toronto
M.A., University of Toronto
Ph.D., Western University


Honours & Scholarships

Research Contract, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2013-17
The Steven & Ella Steeves Faculty Sabbatical Research Award, Crandall University, 2012
The Steven & Ella Steeves Faculty Award for Excellence in Service, Crandall University, 2010
University of Toronto Golden Key Member

Other Professional Appointments

Editorial Board, Eastern Digest
Board of Directors, Atlantic Canada Economics Association
Honorary Research Associate, University of New Brunswick
Research Affiliate, Business, Economic, and Public Policy Research Center, Shue Yan University, Hong Kong

Courses Taught

Introductory Microeconomics
Introductory Macroeconomics
Intermediate Microeconomics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Managerial Economics
Mathematical Economics
Cost and Benefits Analysis
Money and Banking
Industrial Organizations
Economics of Sports
Advance Topics in Economics and Finance
Business Mathematics
Business Statistics
Business Finance
Corporate Finance
Business Research Methods
Organizational Finance

Select Publications & Presentations

Chan, Alan and Lee, SK (2016) “Determinants of Religious and Secular Donations in Canada,” Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion, 12, 1-15.

He, Si, Belacel, Nabil, Chan, Alan, Hamam, Habib, and Bouslimani, Yassine (2016) “A Hybrid Artificial Fish Swarm Simulated Annealing Optimization Algorithm for Automatic Identification of Clusters,” International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, 15, 5, 949.

Chan, Alan, Fawcett, Bruce and Lee, S. K. (2015) “Church donation and attendance: An empirical study of Canadian Baptists,” International Journal of Social Economics, 42, 12, 1-20

(2015) “Who wants to go to work? An empirical analysis examining the weeks working full time among Canadians”, Eastern Digest, 1, 27-36

Chan, Alan, Lee, S. K. and Woo, K. Y. (2014) “Nonlinear adjustments to intra-national PPP deviations”, Journal of Macroeconomics, 40, 360-371

Chan, Alan and Lee, S. K. (2014) “Individual Religious Involvements in America across time” International Journal of Social Economics, 41, 2, 109-122

Chan, Alan and Lee, S. K. (2013) “Education plans, Personal challenges and Academic difficulties: an empirical study on self disclosure among post-90 teens in Hong Kong” International Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Spring, 1-17.

Chan, Alan, Lee, S. K. and Yeung W. M. (2010) “Holistic Struggles, Judgmental Behaviors in work place: An empirical study of Hong Kong Christians”, Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, 13, 46-70.

Chan, Alan and Lee, S. K. (2009) “Christ and Business Culture: Another classification of Christians in workplaces according to an empirical study in Hong Kong”, Journal of Markets and Morality, 12, 1, Spring.

(2009) “Microeconomic Applications to the Bible: an extension to Stamm’s arguments in 2001”, Christian Business Academic Review, IV, 1 Spring, pp.34-40.