Harry Krashinsky is Associate Professor of Economics in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Scarborough. He holds a cross-appointment to the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources.
Prof. Krashinsky's research currently focuses on labour economics, including wage inequality and differentials, the impact of training and accreditation on earnings, self-employment and job loss. He also pursues topics that apply econometric methods to wide-ranging policy issues, including the determinants of teen pregnancy and causes of variation in voting participation rates. He teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in labour economics and research methods.
His research examines the causes of various outcomes in the labour market, but also extends to other applied policy questions.
His teaching interests lie in Labour Economics and Research Methods.
Awards and Grants:
Returns to Apprenticeship: Analysis Based on the 2006 Census (with Morley Gunderson) Forthcoming Industrial and Labor Relations Review details
How Would One Extra Year of High School Affect Academic Performance in University? Evidence from a Unique Policy Change Canadian Journal of Economics, Volume 47, No. 1, February 2014, pp. 70-97. details
Indian Entrepreneurs in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom (with Rob Failie, Julie Zissimopoulos and Krishna Kumar) Research in Labor Economics, Volume 36, pp. 285-318. details
Liquidity Constraints, Household Wealth, and Entrepreneurship Revisited (with Robert Fairlie) Review of Income and Wealth, Volume 58, No. 2, June 2012, pp. 279-306. details
The Effect of Urban Agglomeration on Wages: Evidence from Samples of Siblings Labour Economics, Volume 18, No. 1, January 2011, pp. 79-92. details
The Effect of Labour Market Institutions on Salaried and Self-Employed Less-Educated Men in the 1980's Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Volume 62, No. 1, October 2008, pp. 73-91. details
The Impact of Social Mobility and Within-Family Learning on Voter Preferences Journal of Public Economics, Volume 91, No. 1-2, Feburary 2007, pp. 97-116. details
Disabled Workers and Earnings Losses: Some Evidence from Workers with Occupational Injuries (with Michele Campolieti) Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Volume 60, No. 1, October 2006, pp. 120-138. details
Do Marital Status and Computer Usage Really Change the Wage Structure? Journal of Human Resources, Volume 39, No. 3, Summer 2004, pp. 774-791. details
Interactions Between Disability Support Programs: Some Canadian Evidence (with Michele Campolieti) Canadian Public Policy, Volume 29, No.4, December, 2003, pp. 417-429. details
Evidence on Adverse Selection and Establishment Size in the Labor Market Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Volume 56, No. 1, October 2002, pp. 84-96. details
Do English Canadian Hockey Teams Discriminate Against French Canadian Players? (with Michael Krashinsky) Canadian Public Policy, Volume 23, No. 2, June 1997, pp. 212-216. details
The International Asian Business Success Story? A Comparison of Chinese, Indian and Other Asian Businesses in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom (with Rob Fairlie and Julie Zissimopoulos), NBER Volume on International Entrepreneurship