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Postal address:Department of Economics McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M4
Workplace:Department of Economics, McMaster University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2015

  1. A Simulation Analysis of the Longer-Term Effects of Immigration on Per Capita Income in an Aging Population
    Department of Economics Working Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Exploring the Population Implications of Male Preference When the Sex Probabilities at Birth Can Be Altered
    Department of Economics Working Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Demographic Research (2014)
  2. Immigration as a Policy Instrument in an Economy with an Aging Population: A Longer-Run Perspective
    Department of Economics Working Papers, McMaster University Downloads
  3. Modelling the Age Dynamics of Chronic Health Conditions: Life-Table-Consistent Transition Probabilities and their Application
    Department of Economics Working Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2011) Downloads
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2011) Downloads

2013

  1. How do the level and composition of income change after retirement? Evidence from the LAD
    CLSSRN working papers, Vancouver School of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. What Happens When Canadian Aggregate Rates of Employment and Unemployment Change? A Note on the Differences in Response Patterns Across Age and Sex Groups
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads

2011

  1. The Age Pattern of Retirement: A Comparison of Cohort Measures
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2011) Downloads

2010

  1. Age of Pension Eligibility, Gains in Life Expectancy, and Social Policy
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Canadian Public Policy (2011)
  2. Is There an Age Pattern in the Treatment of AMI? Evidence from Ontario
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2010) Downloads
  3. The Private Cost of Long-Term Care in Canada: Where You Live Matters
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2010) Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Chronic Health Conditions: Changing Prevalence in an Aging Population and Some Implications for the Delivery of Health Care Services
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2009) Downloads
  2. Cohort Working Life Tables for Older Canadians
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2009) Downloads
  3. Income Replacement in Retirement: Longitudinal Evidence from Income Tax Records
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2009) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Patterns of Retirement as Reflected in Income Tax Records for Older Workers
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2009) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Population Aging, Older Workers, and Canada’s Labour Force
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Canadian Public Policy (2009)

2008

  1. An Application of Price and Quantity Indexes in the Analysis of Changes in Expenditures on Physician Services
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2008) Downloads
  2. What Is Retirement? A Review and Assessment of Alternative Concepts and Measures
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2008) Downloads

2005

  1. MEDS-D Users' Manual
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2005) Downloads
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (1997)
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2005) Downloads View citations (2)
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2005) Downloads
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (1997) View citations (5)
  2. Population Aging and the Macroeconomy: Explorations in the Use of Immigration as an Instrument of Control
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2005) Downloads
  3. Population Aging in Canada: Software for Exploring the Implications for the Labour Force and the Productive Capacity of the Economy
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2005) Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Socioeconomic Influences on the Health of Older Canadians: Estimates Based on Two Longitudinal Surveys
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2005) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Canadian Public Policy (2006)
  5. Users and Suppliers of Physician Services: A Tale of Two Populations
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2005) Downloads

2004

  1. Healthy Aging at Older Ages: Are Income and Education Important?
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2004) Downloads View citations (7)

2003

  1. Population Change and Economic Growth: The Long-Term Outlook
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2003) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Socioeconomic Influence on the Health of Older People: Estimates Based on Two Longitudinal Surveys
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2003) Downloads
  3. The Transition from Good to Poor Health: An Econometric Study of the Older Population
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2003) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2004)

2002

  1. Age, Retirement and Expenditure Patterns: An Econometric Study of Older Canadian Households
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2002) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Alternative Pasts, Possible Futures: A "What If" Study of the Effects of Fertility on the Canadian Population and Labour Force
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2002) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Canadian Public Policy (2002)
  3. Student Enrolment and Faculty Recruitment in Ontario: The Double Cohort, the Baby Boom Echo, and the Aging of University Faculty
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2001) Downloads
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2002) Downloads
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2001) Downloads

2001

  1. Exploring the Effects of Population Change on the Costs of Physician Services
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2001) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2002)
  2. Time Series Properties and Stochastic Forecasts: Some Econometrics of Mortality from the Canadian Laboratory
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2001) Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. A Model of Energy Demand in the U.S. Commercial Sector with Declining Rate Schedules
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads
  2. Population Change and the Requirements for Physicians: The Case of Ontario
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2000) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Canadian Public Policy (2001)
  3. Projections of the Population and Labour Force to 2046: Canada
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2000) Downloads
  4. Projections of the Population and Labour Force to 2046: The Provinces and Territories
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University (2000) Downloads
  5. Some Demographic Consequences of Revising the Definition of 'Old' to Reflect Future Changes in Life Table Probabilities
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (2000) Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. Economic Costs of Population Aging
    Department of Economics Working Papers, McMaster University Downloads
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (1998) Downloads View citations (8)
    Independence and Economic Security of the Older Population Research Papers, McMaster University (1998) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Population Aging and Its Costs: A Survey of the Issues and Evidence
    Department of Economics Working Papers, McMaster University Downloads
  3. Population Aging and Its Economic Costs: A Survey of the Issues and Evidence
    Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (1999) Downloads View citations (13)

1997

  1. Demographic Trends, Labour Force Participation, and Long-term Growth
    Independence and Economic Security of the Older Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (1997)
  2. Energy Use in the Commercial Sector: Estimated Intensities and Costs for Canada Based on US Survey Data
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University View citations (1)
  3. Errors of Approximation and Errors of Aggregation in an Almost Ideal Demand System
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University
  4. How Well Does the CPI Serve as an Index of Inflation for Older Age Groups?
    Independence and Economic Security of the Older Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (1997)
  5. Immigration, Labour Force, and the Age Structure of the Population
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University View citations (6)
    Also in Independence and Economic Security of the Older Population Research Papers, McMaster University (1997) Downloads View citations (10)
  6. Population, Labour Force and Long-term Economic Growth
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University View citations (11)
    Also in Independence and Economic Security of the Older Population Research Papers, McMaster University (1997) Downloads View citations (2)

1996

  1. A Quadratic Almost Ideal Demand System Estimated with Pooled regional Time Series: Approximates Aggregation with an Accounting for Age, Cohort, and Trend Effects
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University
  2. How Old Is Old? revising the definition Based on Life Table Criteria
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University
    Also in Independence and Economic Security of the Older Population Research Papers, McMaster University (1996) Downloads View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article in Mathematical Population Studies (1999)
  3. Industry-Region Load Profiles: Econometric Estimation Based on Marginal Totals
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University
    See also Journal Article in The Annals of Regional Science (1996)
  4. Population Aging and the Maintenance of Social Support Systems
    Independence and Economic Security of the Older Population Research Papers, McMaster University Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University (1996)
  5. Student Enrolment and Faculty Renewal: The Response of the Tenure- Based University System to Demographic and Budgetery Shocks
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (1998)
  6. THRILS: The Hourly Regional Industrial Load Simulator User Manual (Version 1.4)
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University
  7. The Changing Economic Circumstances of the Older Population: A Cohort Analysis
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University View citations (1)
    Also in Independence and Economic Security of the Older Population Research Papers, McMaster University (1996) Downloads View citations (1)
  8. The Future Population of Canada and Its Age Distribution
    Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports, McMaster University View citations (9)
    Also in Independence and Economic Security of the Older Population Research Papers, McMaster University (1996) Downloads View citations (12)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. Does the marriage market sex ratio affect parental sex selection? Evidence from the Chinese census
    Journal of Population Economics, 2016, 29, (4), 1063-1082 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. On Removing "Age" and Especially "Old Age" as a Criterion in Social Programs
    Canadian Public Policy, 2015, 41, (3), 241-251 Downloads

2014

  1. Exploring the population implications of male preference when the sex probabilities at birth can be altered
    Demographic Research, 2014, 31, (25), 757-778 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGICAL INTENSITY OF SERVICE PROVISION ON PHYSICIAN EXPENDITURES: AN EXPLORATORY INVESTIGATION
    Health Economics, 2014, 23, (10), 1224-1241 Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. A Dynamic Extension of the Period Life Table
    Demographic Research, 2011, 24, (34), 831-854 Downloads
  2. Age of Pension Eligibility, Gains in Life Expectancy, and Social Policy
    Canadian Public Policy, 2011, 37, (2), 183-199 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Population Aging, Older Workers, and Canada's Labour Force
    Canadian Public Policy, 2009, 35, (4), 481-492 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2006

  1. Age, Retirement, and Expenditure Patterns: An Econometric Study of Older Households
    Atlantic Economic Journal, 2006, 34, (4), 421-434 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Errors of aggregation and errors of specification in a consumer demand model: a theoretical note
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2006, 39, (4), 1398-1407 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Socio-economic Influences on the Health of Older Canadians: Estimates Based on Two Longitudinal Surveys
    Canadian Public Policy, 2006, 32, (1), 59-84 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Time series analysis and stochastic forecasting: An econometric study of mortality and life expectancy
    Journal of Population Economics, 2005, 18, (2), 203-227 Downloads View citations (10)

2004

  1. The transition from good to poor health: an econometric study of the older population
    Journal of Health Economics, 2004, 23, (5), 1013-1034 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Energy Demand with Declining Rate Schedules: An Econometric Model for the U.S. Commercial Sector
    Land Economics, 2003, 79, (1), 86-105 Downloads View citations (6)

2002

  1. Alternative Pasts, Possible Futures: A "What If" Study of the Effects of Fertility on the Canadian Population and Labour Force
    Canadian Public Policy, 2002, 28, (3), 443-459 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Exploring the effects of population change on the costs of physician services
    Journal of Health Economics, 2002, 21, (5), 781-803 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. Population Change and the Requirements for Physicians: The Case of Ontario
    Canadian Public Policy, 2001, 27, (4), 469-485 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1999

  1. Age, Trend, and Cohort Effects in a Macro Model of Canadian Expenditure Patterns
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1999, 17, (4), 430-43 View citations (14)
  2. How old is old? Revising the definition based on life table criteria
    Mathematical Population Studies, 1999, 7, (2), 147-159 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1998

  1. Student enrollment and faculty renewal: The response of a tenure-based university system to demographic and budgetary shocks
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1998, 34, (1), 101-127 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1996

  1. Industry-region load profiles: econometric estimation based on marginal totals
    The Annals of Regional Science, 1996, 30, (2), 223-246
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1995

  1. The SHARP way to plan health care services: A description of the system and some illustrative applications in nursing human resource planning
    Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 1995, 29, (2), 125-137 Downloads View citations (6)

1994

  1. Teachers and the Birth Rate: The Demographic Dynamics of a Service Population
    Journal of Population Economics, 1994, 7, (3), 307-29 View citations (1)

1993

  1. Lifetime smoking patterns: A transition probability analysis
    Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 1993, 27, (3), 181-198 Downloads

1992

  1. Erratum [Resampling a Time-Series Process: A Method of Estimating the Probabilities Associated with Alternative Plans for Protecting Pensions against Inflation]
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 1992, 7, (2), 211-13 Downloads
  2. Labor Supply and Investment in Child Quality: A Study of Jewish and Non-Jewish Women: A Comment
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1992, 74, (4), 721-25 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Who Signs China's One-Child Certificate, and Why?
    Journal of Population Economics, 1992, 5, (3), 203-14 View citations (8)

1991

  1. Resampling a Time-Series Process: A Method of Estimating the Probabilities Associated with Alternative Plans for Protecting Pensions against Inflation
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 1991, 6, (3), 303-14 Downloads View citations (1)

1989

  1. Macro-effects of Changes in Household Preferences for Children: Simulated History and Future Time Paths
    Journal of Population Economics, 1989, 2, (3), 165-88 View citations (1)

1987

  1. The response of an industrial firm to alternative electricity rate structures: An optimization model for simulation applications
    Resources and Energy, 1987, 9, (4), 327-346 Downloads View citations (1)

1985

  1. Shelter allowances in a general equilibrium setting: A model and some simulations
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1985, 18, (1), 47-72 Downloads

1983

  1. Population Aging and Future Health Costs in Canada
    Canadian Public Policy, 1983, 9, (2), 155-163 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Potential savings from the adoption of nurse practitioner technology in the Canadian health care system+
    Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 1983, 17, (4), 199-209 Downloads View citations (5)

1981

  1. A Macro-Economic Analysis of the Effects of a Public Pension Plan
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1981, 14, (4), 609-34 Downloads View citations (4)

1978

  1. On the Prospect of a Labour Shortage
    Canadian Public Policy, 1978, 4, (1), 101-118 Downloads View citations (3)

1976

  1. Household and Population Effects on Aggregate Consumption
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1976, 58, (1), 86-95 Downloads View citations (2)

1975

  1. Health-Care Costs When the Population Changes
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1975, 8, (1), 34-48 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. The small sample bias of Durbin's tests for serial correlation: When one of the regressors is the lagged dependent variable and the null hypothesis is true
    Journal of Econometrics, 1975, 3, (3), 249-254 Downloads View citations (1)

1974

  1. Some Aspects of Economic Adjustments through Migration Flows
    Economic Journal, 1974, 84, (336), 868-85 Downloads View citations (2)

1973

  1. A Simulation Analysis of the Effects of Population Change on a Neoclassical Economy
    Journal of Political Economy, 1973, 81, (2), 356-75 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Determinants of the Labour Force Participation of Married Women: A Micro-Study of Toronto Households
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1973, 6, (2), 222-38 Downloads View citations (2)

1972

  1. Analysis of the intertemporal behaviour of parameter estimates from a model of the United States economy
    Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), 1972, 108, (2), 286-297 Downloads
  2. Testing an Aggregate Consumption Model for Canada
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1972, 5, (1), 96-109 Downloads

1970

  1. The Shifting of the Corporation Income Tax in Canada: Reply
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1970, 3, (1), 164-67 Downloads

1969

  1. The Shifting of the Corporation Income Tax in Canada
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1969, 2, (1), 21-34 Downloads
 
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