Miles Corak is a full professor of economics with the Department of Economics and the Stone Center on Socio-economic inequality at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He has published numerous articles on topics dealing with child poverty, access to university education, intergenerational earnings and social mobility, and unemployment.

He has also been a visiting researcher with the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in Florence Italy in 2003/04, the Centre for Longitudinal Studies in London UK in 2008, with the Office of Population Research at Princeton University in 2011, the Russell Sage Foundation in 2013/14, and with Harvard University in 2015/16. During the 2017 calendar year he was the Economist in Residence at Employment and Social Development Canada, supporting the Deputy Minister's office in developing a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy and medium term reforms to Employment Insurance.

Miles Corak joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2001.

His twitter handle is @MilesCorak and he blogs at MilesCorak.com

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Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11005
published in: Canadian Public Policy, 2016, 42 (4), 367-414
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9929
published in: Robert Rycroft (editor). The Economics of Inequality, Poverty, and Discrimination in the 21st Century. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2013
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7520
published in: Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2013, 27 (3), 79-102
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6120
published in: John Ermisch, Markus Jantti, and Timothy Smeeding (editors). From Parents to Children: The Intergenerational Transmission of Advantage. Russell Sage Foundation, 2012.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6072
abridged version published in: Ann Masten, Karmela Liebkind and Donald J. Hernandez (editors). Realizing the Potential of Immigrant Youth, Cambridge University Press, 2012, Ch. 4
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5593
published in: John Ermisch, Markus Jantti, and Timothy Smeeding (editors). From Parents to Children: The Intergenerational Transmission of Advantage. Russell Sage Foundation, 2012.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4876
revised version published as: 'The Inheritance of Employers and Nonlinearities in Intergenerational Earnings Mobility.' in: Kaushik Basu and Joseph Stiglitz (editors). Inequality and Growth: Patterns and Policy. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2016, 1 - 34
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4824
Miles Corak, Darren Lauzon
abridged version published in: Economics of Education Review, 2009, 28 (2), 189-198
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4819
slightly revised version published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2011, 29 (1), 37-68
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4814
published in: Timothy M. Smeeding et al. (eds.), Persistence, Privilege, and Parenting: The Comparative Study of Intergenerational Mobility, NY: Russell Sage Foundation, 2011. Parts also published (Miles Corak only) as 'Chasing the Same Dream, Climbing Different Ladders'. Washington: PEW Charitable Trusts, 2010
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