Assistant ProfessorBuchanan Tower997 - 1873 East MallVancouver, BCV6T 1Z1CANADAphone: (604) 822-4792email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vancouver School of Economics
University of British Columbia
Research InterestsPrimary Interests: Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics
Interests: Empirical Search Models, Human Capital, Economics of Education, Computational Methods
- Burdett-Mortensen Model of On-the-Job Search with Two Sectors. (with Shouyong Shi) accepted at the Review of Economic Dynamics, forthcoming.
in the Great Recession: A Comparison of Germany, Canada and the United
States. (with Thomas Lemieux) Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 34 (S1), pp. 95-139.
- A Community Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom. (with Rob Fairlie and Philip Oreopoulos) American Economic Review, vol. 104 (8), pp. 2567-91.
- Professor Qualities and Student Achievement. (with Philip Oreopoulos) The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 91 (1), pp. 83-92.
- A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement. (with Philip Oreopoulos Journal of Human Resources, vol. 44 (2), pp. 479 - 494.
- An Empirical Model of Life-Cycle Earnings and Mobility Dynamics. [NEW VERSION COMING SOON]
Work in Progress
- Structural Changes, Labor Mobility and Wage Dispersion (with Shouyong Shi).
- Empirical Directed Search with Unobserved Heterogeneity and Human Capital Accumulation (with Shouyong Shi).
- Complex Skill Biased Technological Change (with Colin Caines and Guergui Kambourov)
- Training Programs, Skills, and Human Capital: A Life-Cycle Approach (with Colin Caines and Guergui Kambourov).
Diversity and Labor Market Outcomes of the Native Born: Evidence from
the Canadian Census Master Files. (With Wesley Sze and Haimin
- ECON 326 (Methods of Empirical Research in Economics)
- ECON 460 (Labor Economics for Undergraduate Students)
- ECON 560 (Labor Economics for PhD-Students)