Thomas Lemieux
Research Fellow

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Lemieux Thomas Lemieux is a professor of Economics at University of British Columbia. He received his B.A. at Université Laval in 1984, his M.A. at Queen's University in 1985, and his Ph.D. at Princeton University in 1989. Professor Lemieux has held positions at MIT and the Université de Montréal prior to joining the faculty at UBC in 1999. He is a fellow of the Society of Labor Economists, a founding co-editor of the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, and a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Most of his recent research focuses on the causes and consequences of the increase in earnings inequality in industrialized countries.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2011.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9037  Thomas Lemieux
W. Craig Riddell
Top Incomes in Canada: Evidence from the Census
5542  Sergio Firpo
Nicole M. Fortin
Thomas Lemieux
Occupational Tasks and Changes in the Wage Structure
4809  Brahim Boudarbat
Thomas Lemieux
W. Craig Riddell
The Evolution of the Returns to Human Capital in Canada, 1980-2005
2850  Thomas Lemieux
W. Bentley MacLeod
Daniel Parent
Performance Pay and Wage Inequality
(published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009, 124 (1), 1-49)