Philip Oreopoulos

Research Fellow

University of Toronto

Philip Oreopoulos is Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, at Berkeley and his M.A. from the University of British Columbia. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and Research Fellow at the Canadian Institute For Advanced Research. He has held a previous visiting appointment at Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is editor at the Journal of Labor Economics. Dr. Oreopoulos’ current work focuses on education policy, especially the application of behavioral economics to education and child development. He often examines this field by initiating and implementing large-scale field experiments, with the goal of producing convincing evidence for public policy decisions.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5983
published in: American Economic Review, 2014, 104 (8), 2567-2591
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3578
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012, 4 (1), 1-29
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3134
published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1(1), 136–63.