Labour economics, applied econometrics, economics of gender, wage inequality, higher education


A CIRANO Associate Researcher and Fellow since 2014, Nicole Fortin is Full Professor in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia. She is also Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists.

Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of British Columbia, where she has three main streams of research. A first stream revolves around wage inequality and its links to labour market institutions and public policies, including higher education policies. A second stream focuses on the economic progress of women, gender equality policies, and gender issues in education. A third stream includes contributions to decomposition methods, namely the widely used DFL reweighting decomposition methodology and the newer RIF (recentered influence function) regression methodology, both published in Econometrica.

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The Distribution of COVID-19 Related Risks

Patrick Baylis, Pierre-Loup Beauregard, Marie Connolly, Nicole Fortin, David A. Green, Pablo Gutiérrez-Cubillos, Samuel Gyetvay, Catherine Haeck, Tímea L. Molnár, Gäelle Simard-Duplain, Henry Siu, Maria teNyenhuis, Casey Warman and 8 other authors

Skills, Covid-19, Economy and Health

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

Occupational Gender Segregation and Women's Wages in Canada: An Historical Perspective

Nicole Fortin and Michael Huberman

Labour Market

Occupational Gender Segregation : Public Policies and Economic Forces

Nicole Fortin and Michael Huberman


Occupational Gender Composition and Wages in Canada: 1987-1988

Michael Baker and Nicole Fortin