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José C. Galdo

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.A. (PUC del Perú), M.A., Ph.D. (Syracuse)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 2939
Office:5215 River Building

Cross-appointed: School of Public Policy & Administration (SPPA)

Languages spoken other than English: Spanish

Research fields: labour economics, micro-econometrics, applied econometrics, development economics

• program evaluation
• semi-parametric methods
• unemployment insurance programs

Refereed Publications in the Last 6 Years:

“Assessing Adult Farm Labor Statistics: Evidence from a Survey Design Experiment in Ethiopia” (with Ana Dammert), Economics Letters, Volume 203, 2021.

“Gender Bias in Agricultural Child Labor: Evidence from Experimental Survey Designs” (with Ana Dammert and Degnet Abebaw), World Bank Economic Review, 2020.

“Demand-Driven Youth Training Programs: Experimental Evidence from Mongolia” (with Maria Laura Alzúa, Soyolmaa Batbekh, Altantsetseg Batchuluun, Bayarmaa Dalkhjav), World Bank Economic Review, 2020.

“Digital Labor-Market Intermediation and Subjective Job Expectations” (with A. Dammert and V. Galdo), Published in: Alberto Chong and Monica Yanez-Pagans (ed.) Information Technologies and Economic Development in Latin America. Anthem Press, Wimbledon Publishing Company, 2020.

Most Significant Career Research Contributions:

 “Long-Run Labor-Market Impacts of Early-Life Exposure to Civil War: Evidence from Shining Path in Peru”, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Volume 61, Number 4, 2013, Pages 789-923.

 “Does the Quality of Public-Sponsored Training Programs Matter? Evidence from Bidding Processes Data” (with Alberto Chong),  Labour Economics, Volume 19, Number 6, 2012, Pages 970-986.

 “Bandwidth Selection and the Estimation of Treatment Effects with Unbalanced Data” (with Jeffrey Smith and Dan Black),  Annals of Economics and Statistics, Number 91-92, 2010, Pages 189-216.

 “Evaluating the Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services System Using a Regression Discontinuity Approach” (with Jeffrey Smith and Dan Black), American Economic Review, Volume 97, Number 2, 2007, Pages 104-107.