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Christopher Worswick

Full Professor and Associate Dean (Research and International) of the Faculty of Public Affairs

Degrees:B.A. (Queen’s), M.A., Ph.D. (British Columbia)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 3776
Email:christopher.worswick@carleton.ca
Office:D-384 Loeb
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Research fields: labour economics, applied econometrics, development economics

Expertise:
• economics of immigration
• economics of education
• labour supply

Selected publications:

“Temporary Foreign Workers and Firms: Theory and Canadian Evidence,” (with Pierre Brochu and Till Gross), Canadian Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

“Immigrant Category of Admission and the Earnings of Adults and Children: How far does the Apple Fall?” (with Casey Warman and Matthew D. Webb), Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 32, No.1 (January 2019), pp. 53–112.

“Can Immigrants Insure against Shocks as well as the Native born?” (with Asadul Islam and Steven Stillman), Applied Economics, Vol. 50, No. 49 (June 2018), pp. 5302–5315.

“Canadian economics research on immigration through the lens of theories of justice,” (with David A. Green) Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 50, No.5 (December 2017), pp. 1262–1303.

“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.

“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.