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Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Toronto, (more information at EDIRC)
School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Boy-Girl Differences in Parental Time Investments: Evidence from Three Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2011

  1. Industrial Actions in Schools: Strikes and Student Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (2013)
  2. Maternity Leave and Children’s Cognitive and Behavioral Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Universal Early Childhood Interventions: What is the Evidence Base?
    CLSSRN working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads View citations (8)

2009

  1. A New View of the Male/Female Pay Gap
    CLSSRN working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Public Policy (2010)
  2. Public Policy and the Economic Wellbeing of Elderly Immigrants
    CLSSRN working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Retirement Income Security and Well-Being in Canada
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

2008

  1. Evidence From Maternity Leave Expansions of the Impact of Maternal Care on Early Child Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2010)

2007

  1. Maternal employment, breastfeeding, and health: Evidence from maternity leave mandates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2008)

2006

  1. Universal Childcare, Maternal Labor Supply, and Family Well-Being
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (38)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2008)

2005

  1. How Does Job-Protected Maternity Leave Affect Mothers' Employment and Infant Health?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)

2003

  1. Simulating the Response to Reform of Canada's Income Security Programs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Married Widow: Marriage Penalties Matter!
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2004)
  3. The Retirement Behavior of Married Couples: Evidence From The Spouse's Allowance
    Working Papers, University of California, Davis, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics (1999) Downloads View citations (9)
    Department of Economics, California Davis - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (10)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2002)

2001

  1. The Retirement Incentive Effects of Canada's Income Security Programs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2001) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (2003)
  2. What do Self-Reported, Objective, Measures of Health Measure?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (88)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2004)

2000

  1. Comparable Worth Comes to the Private Sector: The Case of Ontario
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Does Comparable Worth Work in a Decentralized Labor Market?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in CIRANO Working Papers, CIRANO (2000) Downloads
    Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics (2000) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Occupational Gender Composition and Wages in Canada: 1987-1988
    CIRANO Working Papers, CIRANO Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics (2000) Downloads View citations (2)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (2001)
  4. Taux de feminite des professions et salaires: pourquoi le Canada differe-t-il des Etats-Unis?
    Direction des etudes analytiques : documents de recherche, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques Downloads
  5. The Gender Composition and Wages: Why is Canada Different from the United States?
    Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch Downloads

1999

  1. Duration Dependence and Nonparametric Heterogeneity: A Monte Carlo Study
    Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2000)
  2. Dynamique et inegalite des revenus chez les hommes au Canada, 1976-1992: analyse fondee sur des dossiers fiscaux longitudinaux
    Direction des etudes analytiques : documents de recherche, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques Downloads
  3. Earnings Dynamics and Inequality Among Canadian Men, 1976-1992: Evidence from Longitudinal Income Tax Records
    Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics (1998) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2003)
  4. French/English Differences in Labour Market Compensation in 19th Century Montreal
    Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics Downloads
  5. Women's Wages in Women's Work: A US/Canada Comparison of the Roles of Unions and Public Goods Sector Jobs
    CIRANO Working Papers, CIRANO Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1999)

1998

  1. An empirical study of matching grants: The "cap on CAP"
    Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1999)
  2. Gender Composition and Wages: Why Is Canada Different from the United States?
    CIRANO Working Papers, CIRANO Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics (1998) Downloads View citations (3)

1996

  1. L'effectif et l'afflux de chomeurs
    Direction des etudes analytiques : documents de recherche, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques Downloads
  2. Unemployment in the Stock and Flow
    Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch Downloads View citations (1)

1995

  1. Employment Spells and Unemployment Insurance Eligibility Requirements
    Labor and Demography, EconWPA Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics (1994) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1998)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Industrial actions in schools: strikes and student achievement
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2013, 46, (3), 1014-1036 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Innis Lecture: Universal early childhood interventions: what is the evidence base?
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2011, 44, (4), 1069-1105 Downloads View citations (8)

2010

  1. A New View of the Male/Female Pay Gap
    Canadian Public Policy, 2010, 36, (4), 429-464 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Evidence from Maternity Leave Expansions of the Impact of Maternal Care on Early Child Development
    Journal of Human Resources, 2010, 45, (1) Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. The Report of the Expert Panel on Older Workers: How Should Public Pensions Be Improved?
    Canadian Public Policy, 2009, 35, (4), 493-498 Downloads

2008

  1. How Does Job-Protected Maternity Leave Affect Mothers' Employment?
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2008, 26, (4), 655-691 Downloads View citations (33)
  2. Maternal employment, breastfeeding, and health: Evidence from maternity leave mandates
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (4), 871-887 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Universal Child Care, Maternal Labor Supply, and Family Well-Being
    Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 116, (4), 709-745 Downloads View citations (128)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2004

  1. Comparable worth in a decentralized labour market: the case of Ontario
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2004, 37, (4), 850-878 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Married Widow: Marriage Penalties Matter!
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2004, 2, (4), 634-664 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. What Do Self-Reported, Objective, Measures of Health Measure?
    Journal of Human Resources, 2004, 39, (4) Downloads View citations (93)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2003

  1. Earnings Dynamics and Inequality among Canadian Men, 1976-1992: Evidence from Longitudinal Income Tax Records
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2003, 21, (2), 267-288 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. The retirement incentive effects of Canada's Income Security programs
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2003, 36, (2), 261-290 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2002

  1. The Retirement Behavior of Married Couples: Evidence from the Spouse's Allowance
    Journal of Human Resources, 2002, 37, (1), 1-34 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2001

  1. Occupational gender composition and wages in Canada, 1987-1988
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2001, 34, (2), 345-376 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2000

  1. Duration dependence and nonparametric heterogeneity: A Monte Carlo study
    Journal of Econometrics, 2000, 96, (2), 357-393 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. Écarts salariaux entre francophones et anglophones à Montréal au 19e siècle
    L'Actualité Economique, 2000, 76, (1), 75-111 Downloads

1999

  1. An empirical study of matching grants: the 'cap on CAP'
    Journal of Public Economics, 1999, 72, (2), 269-288 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. Early Retirement Provisions and the Labor Force Behavior of Older Men: Evidence from Canada
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1999, 17, (4), 724-56 Downloads View citations (39)
  3. How do retirement tests affect the labour supply of older men?
    Journal of Public Economics, 1999, 71, (1), 27-51 Downloads View citations (49)
  4. The Highs and Lows of the Minimum Wage Effect: A Time-Series Cross-Section Study of the Canadian Law
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1999, 17, (2), 318-50 Downloads View citations (61)
  5. Women's Wages in Women's Work: A U.S./Canada Comparison of the Roles of Unions and "Public Goods" Sector Jobs
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (2), 198-203 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1998

  1. Employment Spells And Unemployment Insurance Eligibility Requirements
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1998, 80, (1), 80-94 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. The Labour Market Dynamics of Unemployment Rates in Canada and the United States
    Canadian Public Policy, 1998, 24, (s1), 72-89 Downloads View citations (4)

1997

  1. Growth-Rate Heterogeneity and the Covariance Structure of Life-Cycle Earnings
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1997, 15, (2), 338-75 Downloads View citations (158)
  2. The Role of the Family in Immigrants' Labor-Market Activity: An Evaluation of Alternative Explanations
    American Economic Review, 1997, 87, (4), 705-27 Downloads View citations (73)

1995

  1. The Distribution of the Male/Female Earnings Differential, 1970-1990
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1995, 28, (3), 479-501 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Receipt of Transfer Payments by Immigrants to Canada
    Journal of Human Resources, 1995, 30, (4), 650-676 Downloads View citations (40)

1994

  1. The Performance of Immigrants in the Canadian Labor Market
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1994, 12, (3), 369-405 Downloads View citations (125)

1992

  1. Digit preference in CPS unemployment data
    Economics Letters, 1992, 39, (1), 117-121 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Unemployment Duration: Compositional Effects and Cyclical Variability
    American Economic Review, 1992, 82, (1), 313-21 Downloads View citations (58)

Chapters

2012

  1. Disability Insurance Programs in Canada
    A chapter in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms, 2012, pp 327-358 Downloads

2010

  1. The Interaction of Youth and Elderly Labor Markets in Canada
    A chapter in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment, 2010, pp 77-97 Downloads

2007

  1. Simulating the Response to Reform of Canada
    A chapter in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Fiscal Implications of Reform, 2007, pp 83-118 Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Income Security Programs and Retirement in Canada
    A chapter in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation, 2004, pp 99-152 Downloads View citations (8)
 
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