Louis-Philippe Beland

Louis-Philippe Beland

Thomas Singletary Business Partnership Professor
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
2321 Business Education Complex South
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-5211
Fax: 225-578-3807


  • PhD Economics, University of Montreal
  • BBA Applied Economics, HEC Montreal
  • MA Economics, University of British Columbia


  • Teaching Interests: Microeconomics, Labor & Public Economics
  • Research Interests: Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy, Education, Health

Selected Research Publications

  • Beland, L. and Unel, B. (2019). Politics And Entrepreneurship In The U.S. Canadian Journal of Economics, 52(1).
  • Beland, L. and Brent, D. A. (2018). Traffic and Crime. Journal of Public Economics, 160, 96-116.
  • Beland, L. and Unel, B. (2018). Governors' Party Affiliation And Unions. Industrial Relations, 57(2), 177-205.
  • Beland, L. and Unel, B. (2018). Impact Of Party Affiliation Of U.S. Governors On Immigrants' Labor-Market Outcomes. Journal of Population Economics, 31, 627-670.
  • Beland, L. and Oloomi, S. (2017). Party Affiliation and Public Spending. Economic Inquiry, 55(2), 982-995.
  • Beland, L. and Kim, D. (2016). The Effect of High School Shootings on Schools and Student Performance. Educational Evaluation And Policy Analysis, 38(1), 113-126.
  • Beland, L. and Murphy, R. (2016). Ill Communication: Technology, Distraction and Student Performance. Labour Economics, 41, 61 76.
  • Beland, L. and Boucher, V. (2015). Polluting Politics. Economics Letters, 137, 176 181.
  • Beland, L. (2015). Political Parties And Labor Market Outcomes. Evidence From U.S. States. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 7(4), 198-220.

Media Contributions

Employed by LSU since

August 18, 2014