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December 20, 2014

Canadian Excellence

Research



Journal Articles

Tuition fees and the demand for university places. Economics of Education Review 28(5): 561-570 (October 2009).

Can infrastructure spending reduce local unemployment? Evidence from an Australian Roads Program. with Andrew Leigh. Economics Letters 113(2): 150-53 (November 2011)

Do gun buybacks save lives? Evidence from panel data. with Andrew Leigh. American Law and Economics Review 12 (2): 462-508. (November 2010)

Do gun buybacks save lives? Evidence from time series data. With Andrew Leigh. Current Issues in Criminal Justice 20(2): 145-162 (November 2008)

Book chapters

Natural resource shocks, labour market conditions, and post-secondary enrolment rates. With Michal Burdzy. In R. Finnie, R. Mueller, M. Frenette and A. Sweetman (2010), Pursuing Higher Education in Canada: Economic, Social and Policy Dimensions. Queen's University School of Policy Studies: Kingston.

Remain, Retrain or Retire: Options for older workers following job loss. With Tammy Schirle. In Michael G. Abbott, Charles M. Beach, Robin R. Boadway and James G. MacKinnon (2009), Retirement Policy Issues in Canada. Proceedings of the John Deutsche Institute Conference on Retirement Issues. John Deutsche Institute/Queens University Press: Kingston.

Work in progress

Working to pay for school: the effect of tuition fees on students' paid work.

Student loan limits and educational outcomes

[Abstract] [Paper]

Tax expenditures vs budgetary expenditures for Canadian post-secondary education. With Azim Essaji

Learning and full-day kindergarten. With Jean Eid and Phil Leonard