Bryan Paterson

Bryan Paterson
Bryan Paterson
BA (Western), MA, PhD. (Queen's), Assistant Professor
(613) 541-6000 ext 6497
(613) 541-6315
Department of Political Science and Economics

College Address

Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
K7K 7B4

Dr. Bryan Paterson is an assistant professor of economics at the Royal Military College of Canada having joined the economics faculty in 2006. He completed a BA in economics at the University of Western Ontario and an MA and PhD in economics at Queen's University. He is a member of the Canadian Economic Association and the American Economic Association and he is a research associate with the chair in Defence Management Studies at Queen's University.

Research Interests

  • Economic growth and development, technological change, the role of institutions and conflict in development.

Research and Publications

  • Integrating Civilian and Military R&D: A Growth Security Tradeoff
  • Ethnic Polarization and the Incentives for Terrorism
  • Patterns of Institutional Persistence
  • Innovation and Imitation with Labour Market Returns
  • Post R&D Innovation: Why a Broader View of Innovation Matters for Endogenous Growth
  • Military Spending and Growth: The Role of Institutions (with Ryan Compton)
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