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Philip Oreopoulos

Ph.D. (Berkeley, 2002), M.A. (U.B.C., 1996), B.A. (Western Ontario, 1995)
Office: Max Gluskin House, 150 St. George Street, 308. Phone: 416-946-3776.
Office: University of Toronto, Mississauga, 3230.
Email address:
Personal website: http://www.economics.utoronto.ca/oreo
Research fields: Labour economics, Applied econometrics, Economics of education

Selected research

  • Philip Oreopoulos, "The Compelling Effects of Compulsory Schooling: Evidence from Canada", Canadian Journal of Economics 39 (1) (2006), 22–52.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, "Average Treatment Effects of Education when Compulsory School Laws Really Matter", American Economic Review 96 (1) (2006), 152–175.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, "Do Dropouts Drop Out Too Soon? Evidence from Changes in School-Leaving Laws", , 2005.
  • Kevin Milligan, Enrico Moretti, Philip Oreopoulos, "Does Education Improve Citizenship: Evidence from the U.S. and the U.K.", Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 88 (9-10) (2005), 1667–1695.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, "The Long Run Consequences of Growing Up in a Poor Neighborhood", Quarterly Journal of Economics 118 (4) (2003), 1533–1575.
All publications

Honors and awards

  • Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics Dissertation Fellowship, 2002.
  • Public Policy Dissertation Award, U.C. Berkeley, 2001.
  • Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance Dissertation Fellowship, 2001.


  • ECO2800 Undergraduate Labour Economics
  • ECO361Y Graduate Labour Econmics