Welcome


I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto.
My research interests are in labor and public economics, with a focus on economics of education, local labor markets, and applied econometrics.

Research


Working papers

  •    What Sets College Thrivers and Divers Apart?
                   A Contrast in Study Habits, Attitudes, and Mental Health

                  (with Graham Beattie, Catherine Michaud-Leclerc and Philip Oreopoulos) - Under review
                  [NBER Working Paper] [+ Abstract]
  •    Language Skill Acquisition in Immigrant Social Networks: Evidence from Australia
                   Revising - Email me for draft. [+ Abstract]

Publications

Work in progress

Teaching


  • ECO340
  • Labour Economics: The Distribution of Earnings (with Maripier Isabelle)
    Winter 2016:   Course Outline

Curriculum vitae

PDF here:   CV

Contact information

Email: jw [dot] plaliberte [at] mail [dot] utoronto [dot] ca
Office: GE277, 150 St. George St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G7, Canada