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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, Volume 51, Number 4, November 2018, Pages 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, Volume 51, Number 4, November 2018, Pages 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, Volume 43, Issue 1, February 2010, Pages 347-372.

“A Cournot-Nash Model of Family Decision Making” (with Zhiqi Chen), Economic Journal, Volume 111, Number 474, October 2001, Pages 722–748.

“Taxing Canadian Families: What’s Fair, What’s Not” (with Carole Vincent), Choices, Volume 6, Number 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, Volume 22, Issue 1, 1996, Pages 24-39. Winner of the Vanderkamp Award for best paper.

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