Elizabeth Dhuey

 
Elizabeth Dhuey

Associate Professor
Economics
IC
298
416-208-2687

Biography: 

Elizabeth Dhuey is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Scarborough. She holds a cross-appointment to the Centre of Industrial Relations & Human Resources, and is affiliated with the School of Public Policy and Governance.

Professional Experience:

Associate Professor, University of Toronto (2014-present)

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto (2007-2014)

Research Associate, Public Policy Institute of California (2005-2006)

Analyst, Great Dane Financial, LLC. Chicago IL (1999-2001)

Research Interests: 

  • Economics of Education
  • Labour Economics

Teaching Interests: 

Labour Economics

Awards and Grants: 

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant (2013-2015)

Excellence Award, University of Toronto (2013)

Wynne and Beryl Plumptre Award, Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough (2012)

SSHRC Standard Research Grant (2009-2012)

Post-doctoral New Scholars Award, Association of Education Finance and Policy (2011)

Publications: 

"The Persistence of Early Childhood Maturity: International Evidence of Long-Run Age Effects"(with Kelly Bedard) The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006 121(4), 1437-1472.

What Makes A Leader? Relative Age and High School Leadership” (with Stephen Lipscomb) Economics of Education Review, 2008 27(2), 173-183.

Disabled or Young? Relative Age and Special Education Diagnoses in Schools” (with Stephen Lipscomb) Economics of Education Review, 2010 29(5), 857-872.

Summary of Research: Labour Market Matters

    "Funding Special Education by Capitation: Evidence from State Finance Reforms" (with Stephen Lipscomb) Education Finance and Policy, 2011, 6(2).

    Who Benefits from Kindergarten? Evidence from the Introduction of State Subsidization” Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2011, 33(1), 3-22.

    “School Entry Policies and Skill Accumulation across Directly and Indirectly Affected Individuals” (with Kelly Bedard) Journal of Human Resources, 2012, 47(3), 643-683.

    "Middle School or Junior High? How Grade Level Configurations Affect Academic Achievement" Canadian Journal of Economics, 2013, 46(2), 469-496.

    "Funding Special Education by Total District Enrollment: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Policy Considerations" (with Stephen Lipscomb) Education Finance and Policy, 2013, 8(3), 316-331.

      "How Important Are School Principals in the Production of Student Achievement?" (with Justin Smith) forthcoming, Canadian Journal of Economics

      Summary of Research: Labour Market Matters

      Affiliations: 

      School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto (2009-present)

      IZA Research Fellow (2014-present)

      Education: 

      Ph.D. in Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara

      M.A. in Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara

      B.A. in Economics and Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder

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