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Frances R. Woolley

Full Professor

Degrees:B.A. (Simon Fraser), M.A. (Queen’s), Ph.D. (LSE)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 3756
Email:frances.woolley@carleton.ca
Office:D-888&9 Loeb
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Research fields: public finance, labour economics

Expertise:
• economics of the family
• gender and intra-household inequality
• taxation/benefits of/for families
• interdisciplinarity and feminist economics

Refereed Publications in the Last 6 Years:

“The Political Economy of University Education in Canada” Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d’économique, Vol. 51, No. 4 (November 2018), pp. 1061–1087.

“Social Benefits in the Canadian Income Tax System”, Reform of the Personal Income Tax in Canada, ed. Bev Dahlby, Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2017.

Most Significant Career Research Contributions:

“The Political Economy of University Education in Canada” Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d’économique, Vol. 51, No. 4 (November 2018), pp. 1061–1087. Canadian Economics Association Presidential Address.

“The Evolution of Male-Female Earnings Differentials in Canadian Universities” (with Casey Warman and Chris Worswick), Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne économique, Vol. 43, Issue 1, pp. 347-372, February 2010.

“A Cournot-Nash Model of Family Decision Making” (with Zhiqi Chen), Economic Journal, Vol. 111, No. 474 (October 2001), pp. 722–748.

“Taxing Canadian Families: What’s Fair, What’s Not” (with Carole Vincent), Choices, Vol. 6, No. 5 (July 2000), 44 pages (winner of the 2001 Purvis Prize for best contribution to Canadian economic policy).

“Ending Universality: The Case of Child Benefits” (with A. Vermaeten and J. Madill), Canadian Public Policy, 22(1): 24-39, 1996. Winner of the Vanderkamp Award for best paper.

“The Feminist Challenge to Neoclassical Economics” Cambridge Journal of Economics, 17, 485-500, 1993.