Department of Economics
6214 University Avenue, Room A23
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2
Phone: (902) 494-4252
Fax: (902) 494-6917
E-mail: warmanc at dal.ca
"The Mechanisms of Alcohol Control: Evidence from Canada," with Christopher Carpenter and Carlos Dobkin, Forthcoming, Journal of Human Resources.
"Immigrant Selection Systems and Occupational Outcomes of International Medical Graduates in Canada and the United States," (2015) with James Ted McDonald and Christopher Worswick, Canadian Public Policy, 41(s1), 116-137.
"The Portability of New Immigrants' Human Capital: Language, Education and Occupational Matching," (first author) (2015) with Arthur Sweetman and Gustave Goldmann, Canadian Public Policy, 41(s1), 64-79.
"Technological Change and Declining Immigrant Outcomes, Implications for Income Inequality in Canada," (2015) with Christopher Worswick, Canadian Journal of Economics, 48(2), 736-772.
"Former Temporary Foreign Workers and International Students as Sources of Permanent Immigration," (2014) with Arthur Sweetman, Canadian Public Policy, 40(4), 392-407.
"Quality of Life, Firm Productivity, and the Value of Amenities across Canadian Cities," (2013) with David Albouy and Fernando Leibovici, Canadian Journal of Economics, 46(2), 379-411.
"Canada's Immigration Selection System and Labour Market Outcomes," (2013) with Arthur Sweetman, Canadian Public Policy, 39(s1), 141-160.
"Public-Place Smoking Laws and Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) in Public Places," (2011) with Christopher Carpenter and Sabina Postolek, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 3(3), 35-61.
"Mandatory Retirement Rules and the Retirement Decisions of University Professors in Canada," (2010) with Christopher Worswick, Labour Economics, 17(6), 1022-1029.
"The Evolution of Male-Female Earnings Differentials in Canadian Universities: 1970-2001," (2010) with Frances Woolley and Christopher Worswick, Canadian Journal of Economics, 43(1), 347-372.
"Ethnic enclaves and immigrant earnings growth," (2007) Canadian Journal of Economics, 40(2), 401-422.
SOME CURRENT WORK IN PROGRESS
"From Engineer to Taxi Driver? Occupational Skills and the Economic Outcomes of Immigrants," with Susumu Imai and Derek Stacey, Revise and Resubmit Canadian Journal of Economics
"How Targeted is Targeted Tax Relief? Evidence from the Unemployment Insurance Youth Hires Program," with Matt Webb (first author) and Arthur Sweetman
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REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS
"Earnings, Occupation and Schooling Decisions of Immigrants with Medical Degrees: Evidence for Canada and the US," (2011) in High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market, ed. Barry R. Chiswick (Washington: American Enterprise Institute), forthcoming. (with James Ted McDonald and Christopher Worswick)
"How Far Does the Points System Stretch? The Spouses of Skilled Worker Principal Applicants," (2010) in Canadian Immigration: Economic Evidence for a Dynamic Policy Environment, eds. Ted McDonald, Elizabeth Ruddick, Arthur Sweetman, and Christopher Worswick (Montreal and Kingston: McGill Queen's University Press, Queen's Policy Studies Series),pg 183-208. (with Arthur Sweetman)
"The Returns of Foreign Credentials of Temporary Foreign Workers and Recently Landed Immigrants in Canada," (2010) in Canadian Immigration: Economic Evidence for a Dynamic Policy Environment, eds. Ted McDonald, Elizabeth Ruddick, Arthur Sweetman, and Christopher Worswick (Montreal and Kingston: McGill Queen's University Press, Queen's Policy Studies Series), pg 209-233.
"Mandatory Retirement Rules and the Earnings of University Professors in Canada," (2009) in Retirement Policy Issues in Canada eds. Michael G. Abbott, Charles M. Beach, Robin W. Boadway and James G. MacKinnon (John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy, Queen's University), pg 451-470. (with Christopher Worswick)
"Integration, Impact and Responsibility: An Economic Perspective on Canadian Immigration Policy," (2008) in Immigration, Integration and Citizenship in 21st Century Canada eds. J. Biles, M. Burstein, and J. Frideres (McGill-Queen's University Press), Chapter 1. pg 19-44. (with Arthur Sweetman)
RECENT COURSES TAUGHT
Graduate Courses, Dalhousie University:
- Research Methods, Microeconometrics 5525
(Winter 2013, Winter 2014, Winter 2015, Winter 2016)
Undergraduate Courses, Dalhousie University:
- Health Ecnomics 2231 (Winter 2016)
- Intermediate Macroeconomics 2201 (Fall 2015)
- Canadian Policy Debates 2218 (Winter 2013, Winter 2014)
- Public Finance 3344 (Fall 2012, Fall 2013)
Graduate Courses, Queen's University:
- Research Problems and Methodology using Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Data
(Winter 2007, Winter 2008, Winter 2009, 2 Sessions Winter 2010, Winter 2011)
- Economics of Social Policy (co-taught with Arthur Sweetman)
(Winter 2006, Spring 2007)
Undergraduate Courses, Queen's University:
- Intermediate Macroeconomics (Winter 2006, Fall 2006, Fall 2009)
GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION
Master's Students Thesis\Research Essay Supervision
Min Hu (2014)
Mengdi Luo (2014)
Lily Lin (2011)
Maria Gubaydullina (2011)
Ryan MacLeod (2011)
Andrea Craig (2011)
Ian Kelly (2010)
Erik Johnson (2010)
Ravi Amarnath (2010)
Alexander Coutts (2009) - co-supervised with Susumu Imai
Laura Swan (2009)
Jimmy Li (2009)
Sabina Postolek (2009)
Andrew Dyck (2008)
Laure Savadogo (2008)
Jun Yuan Tan (2008)
Derek Stacey (2007)
Josh Lewis (2007)
Amelie Lafrance (2007)
Jakub Uziak (2006)
Justin Smith (2006)
Master's Students Essay First Reader
Modupe Adeboye (2015)
Nushafrin Islam Bushra (2014)
Master's Students Thesis Second Reader
Chenlu Shao (2015)
Lingyun Wu (2015)
Yanmin Yu (2014)
Cong Lin (2013)
Master's Students Essay Second Reader\Thesis Third Reader
Md Shakhawat Hossain (2015)
Xinpei Sun (2015)
QinMan Li (2015)
Jian Han (2015)
Sicong Ma (2014)
John Walsh (2012)
Stephenson Strobel (2011)
Liam Mulligan (2010)
Michael Kottelenberg (2009)
Paul Lebane (2008)
Dave Mann (2008)
Honours Students Supervision
Mengying Zhu (2014)
Lianwei Shan (2014)
Shivani Sood (2013)
Tu Takagi (2013)
Ph.D. Defence Board
Benjamin Cerf Harris (2013) Simon Fraser University - External examiner
Kazuko Miyamoto (2011) departmental examiner Queen's University - currently Assistant Professor at Setsunan University
Adnan Qadir Khan (2009) departmental examiner Queen's University - currently IGC Research Network Director, London School of Economics
Natalia Mishagina (2009) departmental examiner Queen's University - currently Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics, McGill University / CIRANO
Ozden Sungur (2006) departmental examiner Queen's University - currently Assistant Professor at Huron College, University of Western Ontario
Year of Completion in Brackets