Arthur Sweetman is the Ontario Research Chair in Health Human Resources in the Economics Department at McMaster University, Canada.

He also studies economic issues regarding immigration, education, unemployment insurance, unions, and other similar topics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2005.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13755
published in: Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'economique, 2020, 53 (4), 1365-1403
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11801
published in: Canadian Public Policy, 2018, 44 (S1), S91 - S112
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10182
Published as: Webb, Matthew D., Casey Warman and Arthur Sweetman. 2016. “Targeting Tax Relief at Youth Employment” Canadian Public Policy 42 (4): 415–430.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10108
Published as: Smith, Jeffrey and Arthur Sweetman, 2016. “Estimating the Causal Effect of Policies and Programs” Canadian Journal of Economics 49 (3): 871–905.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7919
Published as: Sweetman, Arthur and Jan C. van Ours. 2015. “Immigration: What about the Children and Grandchildren?” chapter 21 in B.R. Chiswick and P.W. Miller (eds). Handbook of the Economics of International Migration, Vol. 1b, Amsterdam: Elsevier/North-Holland, 1141-93.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6517
Published as: Grignon, Michel, Yaw Owusu, and Arthur Sweetman. 2013. “The International Migration of Health Professionals” in International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, Amelie F. Constant and Klaus F. Zimmermann (eds). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar; 75-97.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5851
Published as: Warman, Casey, Arthur Sweetman and Gustave Goldmann. 2015. “The Portability of New Immigrants’ Human Capital: Language, Education, and Occupational Skills” Canadian Public Policy 41 (S1): 64-79.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5429
published as 'The Impact of Placing Adolescent Males into Foster Care on Education, Income Assistance, and Convictions' in: Canadian Journal of Economics, 2014, 47(1), 35-69.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2298
Published as: Aydemir, Abdurrahman and Arthur Sweetman. 2008. "First and Second Generation Immigrant Educational Attainment and Labor Market Outcomes: A Comparison of the United States and Canada". Research in Labor Economics 27: 215-70.
IZA Policy Paper No. 25
published as 'Skillnaden i sysselsättningsgapet mellan Kanada och Sverige' in: Hojem, Petter; Ådahl, Martin (eds.), Kanadamodellen. Där invandring leder till jobb, FORES,Stockholm, 2011, 67-111
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