Research Interests

Economics of Education, Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics.

Publications in Refereed Journals

The Canadian University Selectivity Premium on Wages.” Review of Economic Analysis, 2018,

Vol. 10, p. 313–349.

Sensitivity of University Rankings: Implications of a Stochastic Dominance Efficiency Analysis,” with

Mehmet Pinar and Thanasis Stengos. Education Economics, 2018, Vol. 27 (1), p. 75–92. DOI:


Updating Higher Education Expectations and Choices with Learning.” Education Economics, 2017,

Vol. 25, No. 6, p. 640–658, DOI: 10.1080/09645292.2017.1331204.

Grades, Aspirations and Post-secondary Education Outcomes,” with Louis N. Christofides, Michael

Hoy and Thanasis Stengos. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2015, 45(1), p. 48–82.

Work in Progress

“Vietnam Era Fathers: The Intergenerational Transmission of Higher Education Attainment,” with

Michael Hoy, Thanasis Stengos and Louis N. Christofides. Link to IZA Working Paper.

“Teacher Incentives and Sorting: Performance Pay Incentives in Secondary Education.”

“The Caveat of Context Measures in Value Added Analysis,” with Ernesto San Martin and Sebastien

Van Bellegem.

“Augmenting Multidimensional Value Added Measures with Social Skills,” with Trinidad Gonzales and

Ernesto San Martin.