Miles Corak

Miles Corak

Miles Corak is a full professor of economics with the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. He has published numerous articles on topics dealing with child poverty, access to university education, intergenerational earnings and education mobility, and unemployment. His most recent research deals with the definition of poverty, with child poverty in the OECD, and with the socio-economic status of immigrants and children of immigrants. He has also edited three books, the most recent—Generational Income Mobility in North America and Europe—was published by Cambridge University Press in 2004. He is a research fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (Bonn Germany), and until 2007 was the Director of the Family and Labour Studies Division at Statistics Canada. In 2003/04 he was a visiting researcher at the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in Florence Italy, in 2008 a visiting researcher with the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at the University of London, UK, and in 2011a visiting researcher with the Office of Population Research at Princeton University. During the 2013-2014 academic year Professor Corak holds a position as a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation in New York, NY.

Telephone : 212-750-6003
E-Mail Address : mcorak@uottawa.ca
WWW : http://milescorak.com
Office (building, room number) :
Social Science Building, 6029
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  • Full Professor
  • Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

:

  • Ph.D., Economics, Queen's University, Kingston, 1996
  • M.A., Economics, McGill University, Montréal, 1985
  • B.A. Joint Honours, Economics and Political Science, McGill University, Montréal, 1982

:

  • Labour economics
  • Poverty and intergenerational mobility
  • Social policy
  • Unemployment and Unemployment Insurance