IRPP, and IIRCC, Canada
IZA World of Labor role
Immigrant economic integration, earnings inequality, poverty, job stability, worker displacement, job creation
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Director General of Research at Statistics Canada
"The financing of immigrant-owned firms in Canada." Small Business Economics 52:1 (2019): 303–317 (with Y. Ostrovsky and D.Leung).
"The exit and survival patterns of immigrant entrepreneurs: The case of private incorporated companies." Statistics Canada Analytical Studies Research Paper Series 401: 1–26 (2018).
"Chronic poverty among immigrants in Canada and its communities." Statistics Canada Analytical Studies Research Paper Series 397 (2017).
"Immigration, business ownership and employment in Canada." Statistics Canada Analytical Studies Research Paper Series 375 (2016) (with D. Green, H. Liu, Y. Ostrovsky, and G. Picot).
Where STEM immigrants were educated strongly influences their economic success and possibly their impact on innovationCanada, the US, and most Western countries are looking to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) immigrants to boost innovation and economic growth. Canada in particular has welcomed many STEM immigrants over the past quarter of a century. In the US, there is an ongoing debate about whether the H–1B visa program is being used effectively to attract more STEM immigrants. Interestingly, significant differences exist between the two countries in earnings and likely the innovation activity of highly educated immigrants, which highlights the likely role of immigration policy in determining such outcomes.MoreLess