Western University EconomicsWestern Social Science

Chris Robinson

Professor
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1977

Chris Robinson

Office: SSC 4011
Telephone: 519-661-2111 Ext. 85047
Fax: 519-661-3666
E-mail: robinson@uwo.ca

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Human Capital, Productivity, Migration, Self-employment

Teaching Fields

Labour Economics

Representative Publications

"Human Capital Prices, Productivity and Growth," American Economic Review 102, 3483-3515 (2012), with A. Bowlus.

"Human Capital Specificity: Evidence from the Dictionary of Occupational Titles and Displaced Worker Surveys 1984-2000," Journal of Labor Economics 26, 387-420 (2008).

"Business Cycle Models, Aggregation and Real Wage Cyclicality," Journal of Labor Economics, 308-335 (2002), with A. Bowlus and H. Liu.

"The Joint Determination of Union Status and Union Wage Effects: Some Tests of Alternative Models," Journal of Political Economy 97, 639-667 (1989).

Working Papers

"Occupational Mobility, Occupation Distance, and Specific Human Capital," CIBC Human Capital and Productivity Working Paper #2011-5, University of Western Ontario, August 2011.

"Immigrant Job Search Assimilation in Canada," CIBC Human Capital and Productivity Working Paper #2013-6, University of Western Ontario, November 2013.

The Contribution of Post-Secondary Education to Human Capital Stocks in Canada and the United States, with A. Bowlus (2005).