"Permanent and Transitory Responses to Capital Gains Taxes: Evidence from a Lifetime Exemption in Canada" (with Alisa Tazhitdinova), Revision & Resubmit, Review of Economics and Statistics
"Family-Level Responses to the Introduction of Tax-Free Savings Accounts", Accepted at the Canadian Journal of Economics.
Link to June 2019 draft circulated as a McMaster University Department of Economics working paper circulated under the title: 'Back-Loaded Tax Subsidies for Saving, Asset Location and Crowd-Out: Evidence from Tax-Free Savings Accounts.
An earlier (January 2018) version of the paper circulated under the title Tax-Free Savings Accounts: Who Uses Them and How?
"Minimum Wage Policy with Optimal Taxes and Unemployment" Journal of Public Economics 190, 104228.
Link to published version (October 2020): here
"Long-run Effects from Comprehensive Student Support: Evidence from Pathways to Education" (with Philip Oreopoulos and Robert S. Brown) American Economic Review: Insights 2(2), 209-224, 2020.
Earlier working paper version (March 2019): NBER Working Paper 25630
"Do 'catch-up limits' raise retirement saving? Evidence from a regression discontinuity design." National Tax Journal 71(1), 121-154, 2018.
"Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students." (with Philip Oreopoulos and Robert S. Brown) Journal of Political Economy 125(4), 947-984, 2017.
Earlier working paper version (August 2014): NBER Working Paper 20430
"Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities." (with Heidi Liu and Philip Oreopoulos) in Handbook of Economics of Education Volume 5, edited by E.A. Hanushek, S. Machin and L. Woessmann, Elsevier, 1-74, 2016.
Earlier working paper version (October 2014): NBER Working Paper 20609
"Evaluating Student Performance in Pathways to Education." (with Philip Oreopoulos and Robert S. Brown) C.D. How Institute E-Brief 203. January 2015.
Projects In Progress
The Impact of Comprehensive Student Support on Crime (with Philip Oreopoulos and Noah Spencer)
Taxation and Regular Folks' Migration: Evidence from 35 Years of Canadian Immigration Data (with Alisa Tazhitdinova)
Resting Papers and Projects
"Minimum Wage Responses in Multi-Earner Households"
"The Welfare Consequences of Income Taxation with Savings Incentives and Optimization Frictions" (with Derek Messacar and Alisa Tazhitdinova)
Impacts of the Pathways to Education Program on Postsecondary Education Outcomes (with Philip Oreopoulos and Nicolas Perrault)