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Associate Professor; Undergraduate Economics Program Director
Biography / Academic Background
Academic Background: BA (Concordia University), MA (University of Western Ontario), PhD (University of Western Ontario).
Evaluating the Relationship between Pay and Research Productivity: Panel Data Evidence from Ontario Universities,'' (with Anindya Sen and Natasha DeSousa), 2014, Canadian Public Policy, 40(1), pp. 1-14.
Standing together or alone? Family structure and the business cycle in Canada,'' (with Tammy Schirle and Yaqin Hu), 2013, the Review of Economics of the Household, DOI 10.1007/s11150-013-9195-8.
Are Recessions Really Good for Your Health? Evidence from Canada,'' (with Tammy Schirle), 2012, Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 74, Issue 8, April 2012, p.1224-1231.
Teen Families, Welfare Transfers, and the Minimum Wage: Evidence from Canada, '' (with Anindya Sen), 2013, Canadian Journal of Economics, 46(1), p.338– 360.
Do Changes In Cigarette Taxes Impact Youth Smoking? Evidence from Canadian Provinces,'' (with Anindya Sen and Daciana Driambe), 2010, Forum for Health Economics & Policy, Vol. 13: Iss. 2 (Smoking), 2010, Article 12.
Effect of Public Long-Term Care Insurance on Consumption, Medical Care Demand, and Welfare,'' 2008, Journal of Health Economics, 27(6), December 2008, p.1423-143