JOSEPH MARCHAND

Associate Professor of Economics

 

Department of Economics

University of Alberta

 

7-29 HM Tory

Edmonton, AB

Canada  T6G 2H4

 

 joseph.marchand@ualberta.ca

 

+1 (780) 492-9425

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2020

Routine Tasks were Demanded from Workers during an Energy Boom

(uploaded to the RePEc Network on July 9, 2020)

U of A Economists See COVID-19 as Global Problem in Our Backyard

 (appeared in the University of Alberta Folio on April 21, 2020)

Companies' 'Bank Lines Will Be Cut': Oilpatch Pummelled

as Oil Price Crash Raises Fears of Job Losses

 (appeared in the Financial Post on March 9, 2020)

Applying the Scientific Method to Labour Markets

 (featured by the University of Alberta Future Energy Systems on January 29, 2020)

How Local Economic Conditions Affect School Finances, Teacher Quality,

and Student Achievement: Evidence from the Texas Shale Boom

(published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management on January 1, 2020)

 

 

2019

Finally, We'll Get an Expert Look at Minimum Wage Policy

(appeared in the Calgary Herald on August 27, 2019)

Economist in the Middle of Alberta's Minimum Wage Fight

(appeared in the Calgary Herald on August 20, 2019)

Alberta Announces Minimum Wage Expert Panel

(appeared on CTV News Calgary with Minister Copping on August 15, 2019)

In with the New: Minimum Wage & Corporate Tax Cuts

(appeared on 630 CHED Radio with Ryan Jespersen on July 16, 2019)

How Local Economic Conditions Affect School Finances, Teacher Quality,

and Student Achievement: Evidence from the Texas Shale Boom

(uploaded to the RePEc Network on May 1, 2019)

Decision Alberta: How Can a Government Most Successfully Create More Jobs?

(appeared on 630 CHED Radio with Ryan Jespersen on April 16, 2019)

Setting Aside the Personal Attacks, Here's a Focus on Election Policy

(appeared in the Calgary Herald on April 15, 2019)

Albertans Paying More Than They're Receiving from CPP

(appeared on CTV News Edmonton on April 3, 2019)

Decision Alberta: Job Creation/Loss & Election Promises

(appeared on 630 CHED Radio with Ryan Jespersen on April 3, 2019)

A Reality Check on Alberta's Job Numbers

(published in the Edmonton Journal on April 2, 2019)

Jobs and Pipelines: Notley and Kenney Fight Over Economy as Alberta Set for April Election

(appeared in the Financial Post on March 19, 2019)

It's More Bad News: Report Suggests Some Workers Giving Up Job Search in Calgary

(appeared in the Calgary Herald on January 7, 2019)

 

 

2018

How a Struggling Oil Industry Affects Women and Their Families

(appeared in CBC News Edmonton on December 29, 2018)

Don't Get Discouraged: Alberta Economist Predicts Job Market Turnaround Could Take Until 2021

(appeared in CBC News Calgary on December 20, 2018)

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

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

What the Minimum Wage Increase Means for the Economy

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

Alberta's Minimum Wage Hike: Highest Rate in Canada

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

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

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

Minimum Wage, Joseph Marchand, Calgary Today with Angela Kokott

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

Local Labor Markets and Natural Resources: A Synthesis of the Literature

(published in the Journal of Economic Surveys on April 1, 2018)

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

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

 

 

2017

Don't It Make My Brown Jobs Green? What Renewable Energy Means for Jobs and Job Quality

(published in Perspectives on Work on December 13, 2017)

A Voice of Dissent on Alberta's Minimum Wage Frenzy

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

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

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

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

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

Thinking about Minimum Wage Increases in Alberta: Theoretically, Empirically, and Regionally

 (published as a C.D. Howe Institute Commentary on September 26, 2017)

Standing Senate Committee on National Finance

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