University of Calgary

Megan Bailey

  • Assistant Professor

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.



Dr. Bailey is an Assistant Professor in the Haskayne School of Business and The School of Public Policy. She is an economist whose research is focused on climate change policy and innovation, with an emphasis on the electricity sector. Current work includes understanding electricity companies’ adoption of new technology in the face of carbon pricing and changing input costs, optimal retail market pricing and management during peak electricity demand, and the relative cost-effectiveness of coal phase-out programs. Along with colleagues, she is the recipient of multiple grants that are currently funding several randomized controlled trials in partnership with Canadian electric utility companies. Dr. Bailey has advised the Alberta and Canadian governments on climate policy-related issues.


Dr. Bailey holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University, where she studied under a highly selective U.S. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. She also holds a M.A. in International Relations from California State University, Fresno.




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