Professor of Economics, University of Calgary

Aidan Hollis was educated at Cambridge University and the University of Toronto, where he obtained a PhD in Economics. His research is broadly in the area of industrial organization, and is particularly focused on competition and innovation issues in pharmaceutical markets.

He is Vice-President and a Director of Incentives for Global Health, a non-profit whose chief objective is the promotion and development of the Health Impact Fund.

Prof. Hollis has also published on electricity market restructuring, international aspects of competition policy, and the economics of a historical microcredit institution. For the academic year 2003-4 he was appointed TD MacDonald Chair of Industrial Economics at the Competition Bureau, Industry Canada.

Current Research:

Generic drug pricing in Canada: components of the value-chain
Incentive Mechanisms for Innovation
Pricing and Procurement for Generic Drugs
Doubly Asymmetric Information in Insurance Markets (with Jason Strauss)


  • –present
    Professor of Economics, University of Calgary