Dr. Brian McCaig
Assistant Professor (Economics)
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.4941
Office Location: P3040
Office Hours: Winter 2015: Tuesday/Thursday, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Personal Website: http://sites.google.com/site/briandmccaig/
Academic BackgroundBA (McMaster Universitiy), MA (University of Guelph), PhD (University of Toronto)
Prior to joining WLU, Brian was a Lecturer and Research Fellow in the Research School of Economics at the Australian National University. He has also worked as a consultant for the World Bank and the International Food Policy Research Institute. His current research focuses on structural change in Vietnam and the impacts of new export opportunities on labour markets and informal businesses in developing countries, with a focus on Vietnam.
International Trade and Economic Development
McCaig, Brian. 2011. "Exporting out of poverty: Provincial poverty in Vietnam and U.S. market access," Journal of International Economics, 85(1), pp. 102-113
McCaig, Brian and Adonis Yatchew. 2007. "International welfare comparisons and nonparametric testing of multivariate stochastic dominance," Journal of Applied Econometrics, 22(5), pp.951-969.
McCaig, Brian and Thanasis Stengos. 2005. "Financial intermediation and growth: Some robustness results," Economics Letters, 88(3), pp. 306-312.