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José Galdo

Labour economics; development economics; applied econometrics; program evaluation.

Phone:613-520-2600 x 2939
Office:5131 Richcraft Hall

Associate Professor
Graduate Supervisor, PhD Public Policy

BA in Economics (Ponitificia Universidad Católica del Perú)
MA in Economics (Syracuse University, United States)
PhD in Economics (Syracuse University, United States)

José Galdo is an Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Carleton University, Ottawa, and also Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. His research lies at the intersection of applied economics and the evaluation of public policy using both experimental and non-experimental approaches. He has substantial research and field experience in evaluating public policy in countries as diverse as the U.S., Canada, Peru, Colombia, Ethiopia, and Mongolia.

Professor Galdo’s current research efforts focus on measuring the welfare effects of Fairtrade on smallholder farmers, the impacts of vocational training for the youth, the measurement of child labor across proxy- and self-respondents, the impacts of water quality on health, and the role of ICT in developing economies.

Professor Galdo has published his work in international, peer-reviewed journals including the American Economic Review, Journal of Health Economics, Labour Economics, Economics Letters, and the Annals of Economics and Statistics. He is currently an Associate Editor for two international peer-reviewed journals, Economía Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economics Association and the Latin American Research Review (LARR).

Professor Galdo is a Fulbright Scholar and holds a doctoral degree in economics from Syracuse University, New York.

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