Yoko Yoshida

Western University, Canada

IZA World of Labor offers a unique opportunity to present and disseminate research findings to inform policy

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Western University, Canada

Research interest

Immigration and social inequality

Past positions

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University, Canada


PhD, Sociology, McGill University, 2008

Selected publications

  • "Looking beyond labour market integration: Household conditions surrounding refugee children in Canada." In: Refugees in Canada and Germany: From Research to Policies and Practice. GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, 2020 (with J. Amoyaw).

  • "From away, but here to stay? Trends in out-migration among a cohort of recent immigrants to Atlantic Canada?" The Warmth of the Welcome: Is Atlantic Canada a Home Away from Home for Immigrants? Cape Breton University Press, 2015 (with H. Ramos).

  • "Destination rural Canada: An overview of recent immigrants to rural small towns." Social Transformation in Rural Canada: Community, Cultures, and Collective Action. UBC Press, 2012 (with H. Ramos).

  • "Transition to adulthood of refugee and immigrant children in Canada." Applied Psycholinguistics (2020) (with J. Amoyaw).

  • "Becoming permanent: The transition characteristics of temporary foreign workers to permanent residents in Canada." International Migration (2020) (with M. Haan, J. Amoyaw, and N. Iciaszczyk).