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

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

  1. 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
  2. Immigration Quotas, World War I, and Emigrant Flows from the United States in the Early 20th Century (with Michael J. Greenwood), April 2014 - forthcoming at Explorations in Economic History, pre-published version

Working Papers

  1. Birds of Passage: Return Migration, Self-Selection and Immigration Quotas, November 2014
  2. There and Back (and Back) Again: Repeat Migration to the United States, 1897-1936, February 2015
Research in Progress
  1. Trends in Mexican Heights: Evidence from Border Crossing Manifests and Passenger Lists (with Edward Kosack)
  2. The Role of English Proficiency in the Assimilation of Migrants: Evidence from 1900-1930
  3. The U-Shaped Selection of Return Migrants