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Tristan Harrison

PhD Student

Tristan Harrison is a current PhD candidate in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University.  His research interests are primarily in labour economics and applied econometrics, with a doctoral thesis focused on the employment and wealth outcomes of Canadian immigrants.  This work is being conducted under the supervision of Frances Woolley, with other committee members including Phil Ryan and Jennifer Stewart.

Prior to Carleton University, Tristan worked in a series of econometric and analytic roles in Europe and North America, covering both the private and not-for-profit sectors.   And, is now currently employed by Statistics Canada, where he works in a small group specialized in the subject matter of income on surveys (including work with the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics, the Survey of Financial Security, and the Survey of Household Spending).

Tristan earned his B.A. and M.A. in Economics (with a research paper on Environmental Economics) at the University of Guelph, and is also currently in the progress of completing a diploma in computer programming at Algonquin College.