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Christopher Worswick

Full Professor and Chair

Degrees: B.A. (Queen’s), M.A., Ph.D. (British Columbia)

Office: C-871 Loeb, 613-520-2600 x 3776

E-mail: christopher [dot] worswick [at] carleton [dot] ca

Research fields: labour economics, applied econometrics, development economics

• economics of immigration
• economics of education
• labour supply

Selected publications:

“Technological Change and Declining Immigrant Outcomes, Implications for Income Inequality in Canada” (with Casey Warman), Canadian Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

“Wage Returns to Mid-Career Investments in Job Training Through Employer Supported Course Enrollment: Evidence for Canada” (with Wen Ci, José C. Galdo, and Marcel-Cristian Voia), IZA Journal of Labor Policy, Vol. 4, No. 9 (May 2015) (25 pages).

“Immigrant Earnings Profiles in the Presence of Human Capital Investment: Measuring Cohort and Macro Effects” (with David A. Green), Labour Economics, Vol. 19, No. 2 (April 2012), pp. 241–259.

Towards Improving Canada’s Skilled Immigration Policy: An Evaluation Approach (with Charles M. Beach and Alan G. Green), Toronto: C.D. Howe Institute, October 2011 (154 pages).

“Mandatory Retirement Rules and the Retirement Decisions of University Professors in Canada” (with Casey Warman), Labour Economics, Vol. 17, No. 6 (December 2010), pp. 1022–1029.

“The Evolution of Male-Female Earnings Differentials in Canadian Universities, 1970–2001” (with Casey Warman and Frances R. Woolley), Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 43, No. 1 (February 2010), pp. 347–372.

“Wages, Implicit Contracts, and the Business Cycle: Evidence from Canadian Micro Data” (with J. Ted McDonald), Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, No. 4 (August 1999), pp. 884–892.