Victor Couture is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on urban issues like transportation, neighborhood change, and housing. He often collaborates with technology firms. He received his PhD from the University of Toronto in 2013, and previously worked as an assistant professor of real estate at UC Berkeley before joining UBC in 2020. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Economic Geography, and a consultant for the World Bank. His research has been funded by the SSHRC, the NSF, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and is regularly featured in the popular press.