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Education Economics, Human Capital Development, Human Resource Economics

Biography

Catherine Haeck is a Professor at the Department of Economics at the ESG UQAM, one of the largest departments in Canada, with active research in all areas of economics. She completed her doctoral studies in economics at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium under the supervision of Dr. Frank Verboven. Prior to that, she worked for several years for General Electric in Toronto (Canada) and Brussels (Belgium). She is a professor at UQAM since 2012. She is the Academic Director of the CIQSS-UQAM-INRS laboratory and an invited researcher at the Quebec Inter-University Centre for Social Statistics. She is a research fellow at the CIRANO Research Centre and an affiliated researcher for the Education Policy Research Initiative. She is also a member of the Obesity prevention committee at the National Institute for Public Health and a member of the scientific committee of the OLO Foundation.

Her research focuses on the human capital development of children and youth. She has written about universal childcare, prenatal nutrition programs, parental leave reforms, and school reforms. Her current research focuses on the impact of class size reduction on student outcomes, and also the impacts of universal childcare on household expenditures. She also studies the geographical and temporal evolution of intergenerational mobility in Canada compared to the United States with an aim to better understand the causal relationship between education and mobility.

She has two children who are a source of inspiration and motivation for her work.

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CIRANO Publications by Catherine Haeck

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Professions et industries : quels sont les risques de transmission de la COVID-19 ? Un outil pour faire face à la deuxième vague

Pierre-Loup Beauregard, Marie Connolly and Catherine Haeck

Covid-19 and Economy
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Les politiques familiales du Québec évaluées à partir des trajectoires de revenus d’emploi des parents et des personnes sans enfant

Marie Connolly, Marie Mélanie Fontaine and Catherine Haeck

Skills, Evaluation Of Projects, Programs and Public Policies and Social Policies
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Étude du lien entre la mobilité intergénérationnelle du revenu et caractéristiques socioéconomiques durant l’adolescence

Marie Connolly, Catherine Haeck and Anne-Charlotte Latour

Human Capital, Education, Labour Market and Human Resources
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Le lien entre la taille des classes et les compétences cognitives et non cognitives

Marie Connolly and Catherine Haeck

Education
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CIRANO Projects

Numeracy and labour market

Raquel Fonseca, Catherine Haeck, Geneviève Dufour

Education, Human Capital, Labour Market

Workforce modelling in the health and education sectors

Catherine Haeck, Marie Connolly

Education, Health, Human Capital, Human Resources, Demography

Social mobility in quebec and the role of universities

Marie Connolly, Catherine Haeck

Labour Market, Education

Quebec's Family Policies Evaluated on the Basis of the Employment Income Trajectories of Parents and Childless Women and Men

Les politiques familiales du Québec évaluées à partir des trajectoires de revenus d’emploi des parents et des personnes sans enfant - Publié le March 17, 2020

Catherine Haeck, Marie Connolly, Marie Mélanie Fontaine

Evaluation Of Projects, Programs and Public Policies, Social Policies

Study of the relationship between intergenerational income mobility and socio-economic characteristics during adolescence

Étude du lien entre la mobilité intergénérationnelle du revenu et caractéristiques socioéconomiques durant l’adolescence - Publié le February 24, 2020

Catherine Haeck, Marie Connolly, Anne-Charlotte Latour

Labour Market, Human Resources, Human Capital, Education

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