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Michael Batu

Dr. Michael Batu

Assistant Professor


Abbotsford campus

Phone: 604-504-7441, ext. 4811

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Michael Batu joined the University of the Fraser Valley in Fall 2019.  

Before joining the department, Dr. Michael Batu was a limited-term Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Windsor. He was also a Labour Market Analyst and Statistical Officer within the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. Dr. Michael Batu’s other academic appointments include visiting scholarships at the University of Guelph and Universidade Federal do Ceara in Fortaleza, Brazil.  

Michael Batu received the University of Windsor Department of Economics Teaching Score Award in the 2015-16 academic year.


Ph.D. in Economics (University of Guelph)

M.A. in Economics (University of Guelph)

M. Applied Economics (De La Salle University – Philippines)

B.A. Economics (San Beda College – Philippines)

Teaching Interests

Introduction to Economics

Applied Econometrics

Research Interests

Applied Econometrics

Applied Macroeconomics

Development Economics

Economics Pedagogy

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