Welcome to Professor Jesse Perla

We welcome Professor Jesse Perla as a new IAM faculty affiliate.

An assistant professor in UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics, Jesse is a macroeconomist with particular interests in economic growth, financial economics, and machine learning. His work leverages state-of-the-art computational methods to advance knowledge on central questions in economics and help shape how economists look at questions related to innovation, growth, and trade. His recent research notably looks at the role of information diffusion and the role of firm heterogeneity in economic growth.