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Marcel-Cristian Voia

Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Monetary and Financial Economics

Degrees: B.A. (Timisoara), M.A. (Concordia), Ph.D. (Western Ontario)

Office: D-885 Loeb, 613-520-2600 x 3546

E-mail: marcel [dot] voia [at] carleton [dot] ca

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Languages spoken other than English: Romanian, French

Research fields: micro-econometrics, applied econometrics, industrial organization, labour economics

• cross-section and panel data
• dynamic models
• duration models
• distribution analysis

Selected publications:

“Estimation of Health Care Demand and its Implication on Income Effects of Individuals” (with Hossein Kavand), chapter in Productivity and Inequality – forthcoming 2018

“What we should know about housing reconstruction costs?” (with Thi Hong Thinh Doan), The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, (December 2017), pp.1–28.

“Love, Money, Location: The Interconnectedness of Marital Status, Income, and Location Choice of Recent Immigrants to British Columbia” (with Wen Ci and Michael Haan), Journal of Demographic Economics, Vol. 83, Issue 4, (December 2017), pp. 421–444.

“Panel Cointegration Estimates of the Effect of Interest Rate, Capital Goods, Prices and Taxes on the Capital Stock” (with Huntley Schaller), Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 53, (September 2017) pp. 235–250.

“Industry Exit Rates and Employee Separations Using the Canadian Longitudinal Worker File” (with Kim Huynh, Yuri Ostrovsky and Robert Petrunia), IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 6:7, (June 2017).

“Does Aggregate Government Size Effect Private Economic Performance in Canada?”(with Steve Ferris), Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol.173, No. 4, (2017), pp. 723–752.

“Mixed Proportional Hazard Models with Finite Mixture Unobserved Heterogeneity: An Application to Nascent Firm Survival” (with Kim Huynh), Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Vol. 33, Issue 1, (January 2017), pp. 1–94.

“Nonlinear Difference-in-Difference Treatment Effect Estimation: A Distributional Analysis” (with Kim P. Huynh and David T. Jacho-Chávez), Advances in Econometrics, Vol. 27, Part 1: Missing Data Methods: Cross-sectional Methods and Applications, ed. David M. Drukker, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, November 2011, pp. 247–268.

“Functional Principal Component Analysis of Density Families With Categorical and Continuous Data on Canadian Entrant Manufacturing Firms” (with Kim P. Huynh, David T. Jacho-Chávez, and Robert J. Petrunia), Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 106, No. 495 (September 2011), pp. 858–878.

“A Retrospective Analysis of Employment Duration: Evidence from the Second Half of the Twentieth Century” (with Luke Ignaczak), LABOUR, Vol. 25, No. 1 (March 2011), pp. 97–125.

“Does the Expectation or Realization of a Federal Election Precipitate Canadian Output Growth?” (with J. Stephen Ferris), Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 44, No. 1 (February 2011), pp. 107–132.

“The Impact of Initial Financial State on Firm Duration across Entry Cohorts” (with Kim P. Huynh and Robert J. Petrunia), Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 58, No. 3 (September 2010), pp. 661–689.