Associate Professor of Economics


Department of Economics

University of Alberta


7-29 HM Tory

Edmonton, AB

Canada  T6G 2H4


+1 (780) 492-9425





CV (pdf)





Is a $15 MinimumWage Worth It? Here's What the Numbers Say

(appeared in the Globe and Mail on October 16th, 2018)

$15 Minimum Wage Increase Met with Mixed Reception from Public

(appeared in the Spruce Grove Examiner on October 4th, 2018)

What the Minimum Wage Increase Means for the Economy

(appeared on CBC Radio with Rod Kurtz on September 30th, 2018)

A Guide to Alberta's New $15 Minimum Wage and What It Will Mean for the Economy

(appeared in the Star Metro Edmonton on September 30th, 2018)

Alberta's Minimum Wage Hike: Highest Rate in Canada

(appeared on CTV News Edmonton on September 28th, 2018)

Who Isn't Getting a Raise When Alberta's Minimum Wage Bumps to $15 an Hour on Oct. 1?

(appeared in the Star Metro Calgary on September 18th, 2018)

It's a Great Place to Live, But Calgary's Employment Troubles Drag On

(appeared in the Calgary Herald on August 15th, 2018)

Minimum Wage, Joseph Marchand, Calgary Today with Angela Kokott

(appeared on Global News Radio 770 CHQR on August 14th, 2018)

The Ripple Effect of Ontario's Minimum Wage Increase

(appeared in the Globe and Mail on February 18th, 2018)

The Local Effects of the Texas Shale Boom on Schools, Students, and Teachers

(updated on the RePEc Network on January 26th, 2018)

Minimum Wage Hikes Could Speed Up Pace of Automation, Not Relocations, as Businesses Look to Offset Costs

(appeared in the Financial Post on January 10th, 2018)

A Voice of Dissent on Alberta's Minimum Wage Frenzy

(appeared in the National Post on September 27th, 2017)

Minimum Wage Hike Will Cost 110,000 Jobs in Alberta, Ontario, Economists Say

(appeared in the Globe and Mail on September 27th, 2017)

Minimum Wage Hike Could Lead to 25,000 Job Losses: C.D. Howe Report

(appeared in the Edmonton Journal on September 26th, 2017)

Standing Senate Committee On National Finance

(appeared before the Senate of Canada on April 12th, 2017)

NEP-LAB [Labour Economics] Report

(updated on the RePEc Network each week)

NEP-LMA [Labor Markets] Report

(updated on the RePEc Network each week)