Julien Picault

Associate Professor of Teaching

Office: ART 253
Phone: 250.807.9227
Email: julien.picault@ubc.ca

Research Summary

Economic Education and Pedagogy, Labour Economics, Discrimination, and Industrial Organization.

Courses & Teaching

ECON 102 - Principles of Macroeconomics; ECON 351 - Women in the Economy; ECON 391Q - Economics and the Media


Julien Picault is an economics instructor at the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at UBC Okanagan. He did his doctoral studies at HEC Montreal and is currently teaching various economics courses including Industrial Organization, Cost-Benefit Analysis, and Women in the Economy. His research interests are in Labour Economics, Industrial Organization, and Classroom Experiments.

Video Intro


The Economics Instructor’s Toolbox

Julien Picault’s Research Website


PhD, HEC Montréal

Selected Publications & Presentations

Picault, J. (2020), Patent vs. Open Source: A Classroom Activity Using Texas Hold’em PokerInternational Journal of Management Education 18 (2), 100389.

Picault, J. (2020), Instructor’s Resource Manual for Principles of Economics, First Edition by Stevenson and Wolfers, Worth Publishers.
Also available for Principles of Microeconomics and Principles of Macroeconomics.

Picault, J. (2019), The Economics Instructor’s ToolboxInternational Review of Economics Education 30, 100154.

Picault, J. (2018), Instructor’s Manual for Macroeconomics, Second Canadian Edition by Hubbard, O’Brien, Serletis & Childs, Pearson.

Picault, J. (2017), Risk-Averse Managers, Labour Market Structures, Public Policies and DiscriminationB.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics 17 (1).

Yang, F., Huang, S. and Picault, J. (2017), Is China’s Demographic Dividend OverShandong Social Science 260 (4), 82-89.- In Chinese

Picault, J. (2016), Inconsistencies in Textbook Presentation of Substitution and Income EffectsInternational Journal of Teaching and Education 4 (3), 7-15.

Picault, J. (2015), Introduction to Strategic Interactions, Duopolies and Collusion: A Classroom ExperimentAustralasian Journal of Economics Education 12 (2), 12-29.

Picault, J. (2013), Unionization and Labour-market Discrimination: A Closer Look at Non-unionized WorkersLabour 27 (3), 272–287


See full list of media coverage here: https://sites.google.com/site/julienpicault/media


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