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Simon Parker is an associate professor of entrepreneurship at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
He teaches classes in the entrepreneurship group at the school and has previously taught courses in economics, finance, econometrics, statistics and entrepreneurship.
He is also a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labour, (IZA) an independent economic research unit, in Bonn, Germany; and a fellow of the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) in the Netherlands.
Before joining Ivey, Prof Parker headed the department of economics at Durham Business School in the UK where he was a professor of economics.