John Serieux

PhD (University of Toronto)
Associate Professor

Phone: (204) 474-9493
Fax:      (204) 474-7681
Mailing Address:
  Department of Economics
  University of Manitoba
  512 Fletcher Argue Building
  15 Chancellors Circle
  Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3T 5V5


Fields of Specialization

  • Development Economics
  • International Finance
  • Political Economy

Selected Publications

 Books and Book Chapters

  • Aid and Reverse Flows: A Global Analysis (with Anupam Das). Chapter 5 of Mak Arvin (ed.) Handbook of Foreign Aid, Edward Elgar (2014).
  • Productive Integration of LDCs in Regional Supply Chains: The Case of South Asia. Chapter 11 of N. A. Razzaque and Y. Basnett (eds.) Regional Integration in South Asia: Trends, Challenges and Prospects, The Commonwealth Secretariat (2014).
  • Managing the Exchange Rate Consequences of an MDG-Related Scale-Up in HIV/AIDS Financing, in Terry McKinley ed. Economic Alternatives for Growth and Poverty Reduction: Progressive Policy Recommendations for Developing Countries. London: Palgrave Macmillan (2009).
  • World Economic Growth and Income Distribution, 1980-2000 (with Albert Berry) in Jomo K. Sundaram and Jacques Baudot eds. Flat World, Big Gaps: Economic Liberalization, Globalization, Poverty and Inequality. New York: United Nations Economic and Social Affairs (2006).
  • Debt Relief for the Poorest Countries (edited with Yiagadeesen Samy). New Jersey: Transaction Publishers (2003).

Journal Articles

  • The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on HIV and AIDS Programs in a High Prevalence Country: The Case of Malawi, World Development, 40(3): 501-515 (March 2012).
  • Measuring the Attributes of Poverty and its Persistence: A Case Study of Eritrea (with Eyob Fissuh and Mark Harris), Review of Income and Wealth, 57(2): 327-344, (June, 2011).
  • Aid and resource mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa: the role of reverse flows (2011), Journal of Development Studies, 47(7): 1080-1107 (July, 2011).
  • Who is giving up the free lunch? The insured patients’ decision to access health insurance benefits and its determinants: evidence from a low-income country (with Ardeshir Sepehri & Sisira Sarma), Health Policy Vol. 92(2): 250-258 (October 2009).
  • Partial Dollarization, Exchange Rates and Firm Investment in Paraguay, The Developing Economies, 47(1), (March, 2009).
  • Africa’s Debt Crisis: Looking Back and Looking Forwards, Global Dialogue Vol. 6, No. 3-4 (Summer–Autumn, 2004).