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

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

  1. 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
  2. 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, November 2014 (currently updating)
  2. There and Back (and Back) Again: Repeat Migration to the United States, 1897-1936, February 2015
  3. The U-Shaped Self-Selection of Return Migrants, March 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