I am a Lecturer (~US Assistant Professor) at The Australian National University.

You can contact me at: Zach.A.Ward (at) gmail.com

  1. The Circular Flow: Return Migration from the United States in the Early 1900s, The Journal of Economic HistoryJune 2016, 76(2), pp. 609-612. [dissertation summary]
  2. Immigration Quotas, World War I, and Emigrant Flows from the United States in the Early 20th Century (with Michael J. Greenwood), Explorations in Economic History, 55(1), pp. 76-96, January 2015
  3. Who Crossed the Border?  Self-Selection of Mexican Migrants in the Early 20th Century (with Edward Kosack), The Journal of Economic History, 74(4), pp. 1015-1044, December 2014 Online appendix

Working Papers

  1. Birds of Passage: Return Migration, Self-Selection and Immigration Quotas, August 2016, revisions resubmitted
  2. There and Back (and Back) Again: Repeat Migration to the United States, 1897-1936, March 2016
  3. The Role of English Fluency in Migrant Assimilation: Evidence from United States History, June 2016