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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://oreopoulos.faculty.economics.utoronto.ca/
Research fields: Labour economics, Applied econometrics, Economics of education

Selected research

  • Adam Lavecchia, Philip Oreopoulos, Robert S. Brown, "Long-run benefits from comprehensive student support programs: Evidence from Pathways to Education", American Economic Review: Insights 2 (2) (2020), 209–224.
  • Philip Oreopoulos, Robert S. Brown, Adam Lavecchia, "Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students", Journal of Political Economy 125 (4) (2017), 947–984.
  • Adam Lavecchia, Heidi Liu, Philip Oreopoulos, "Behavioral Economics of Education: Progress and Possibilities", in Handbook of Economics of Education (edited by Eric A. Hanushek, Stephen J. Machin, Ludger Woessmann), North Holland Press, 2016, 1–74.
  • 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.
  • Maya Escueta, Vincent Quan, Andre J. Nickow, Philip Oreopoulos, "Education Technology: An Evidence-Based Review", Journal of Economic Literature, forthcoming.
All publications

Honors and awards

  • Harvard University William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies and Economics, 2010.
  • 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.

Courses taught 2020–2021

  • Fall

  • ECO343H5F, section L0101 (UTM) • Labour Economics and Public Policy
  • ECO456H5F, section L0101 (UTM) • Public Policy Analysis
  • Winter

  • ECO2607H1S, section L9101 (St. George) • Economics of Education Policy • M4-6