Labour economics, applied econometrics


A CIRANO Associate Researcher and Fellow since 1994, Thomas Lemieux is Professor in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia. He is also Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists.

Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University, most of his recent research focuses on the issue of income inequality in Canada and other countries. He is also interested in econometric methods used to analyze income distribution and regression discontinuity designs.

He taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Université de Montréal before joining the University of British Columbia in 1999. He is a past President of the Canadian Economics Association, which awarded him the Rae Prize for outstanding research in 1998. He has served as co-editor major journals in economics, including the American Economic Review.

He has written extensively on labour markets and earnings inequality in Canada, the United States and other countries. He has also made contributions to the methodology of empirical research in labour economics.

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CIRANO Publications by Thomas Lemieux

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Le Québec économique 2012 : Le point sur le revenu des Québécois

Marcelin Joanis, Luc Godbout, Jean-Yves Duclos, Matthieu Arseneau, Dorothée Boccanfuso, Brahim Boudarbat, Nicholas-James Clavet, Jean-Michel Cousineau, Stéphane Crespo, François Dupuis, Pouya Ebrahimi, Bernard Fortin, Nicole Fortin, David A. Green, Guy Lacroix, Thérèse Laflèche, Thomas Lemieux, Steeve Marchand, Kevin Milligan, Marc Pinsonneault, Sylvie Rheault, W. Craig Riddell, Frédéric Savard, François Vaillancourt, Thomas Vigneault and 20 other authors

Experimental Economics

Comparative Advantage, Learning, and Sectoral Wage Determination

Robert Gibbons, Lawrence F. Katz, Thomas Lemieux and Daniel Parent


What Is Happening in the Youth Labour Market in Canada?

Paul Beaudry, Thomas Lemieux and Daniel Parent

Labour Market

L'évolution du taux d'activité des femmes au Canada, 1976-1994 : Une analyse de cohortes

Paul Beaudry and Thomas Lemieux

Labour Market