Louis Hotte
Department of Economics
University of Ottawa
120, University (room 9048)
Ottawa, Canada K1N 6N5
Tel:  1 (613) 562-5800 ext. 1692
Fax: 1 (613) 562-5999

Louis Hotte is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Ottawa. He has published on problems of natural resource use, property rights and conflict; the political-economy of trade and the environment; as well as on the economics of crime and private protection. Louis has recently conducted a household survey in Costa Rica investigating the use of formal banking by women as a protection measure. His work appeared in the Journal of Development Economics, Oxford Economic Papers, the Canadian Journal of Economics and Public Choice; it has attracted mention by scholars in both the Economics and Law literatures. He is currently Associate Editor for the journal Environment and Development Economics at Cambridge University Press. He previously held a joint appointment at the Economics and Law Faculties of the University of Namur in Belgium and has taught graduate students at the Université Catholique de Louvain, the Université d'Auvergne, the Université de Rouen and the Toulouse School of Economics.