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Thomas Lemieux is a Professor at UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics. Prior to moving to UBC in 1999, Professor Lemieux held appointments at the Université de Montréal and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a fellow at the Royal Society of Canada and the Society of Labor Economists. Professor Lemieux 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. Lemieux 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.