Guy Lacroix

Guy Lacroix has a PhD in economics from Laval University, completed postdoctoral studies at Princeton University, and is full professor in the Department of Economics at Laval University. He specializes in labour economics, applied econometrics and the economics of health. His research work looks at the relationships between income security policies and individuals' behaviour on the labour market, and at measuring the effectiveness of job re-entry programs for disadvantaged individuals.

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Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Poverty and inequality , Health and nutrition, Education and training, Impacts of government programs, Labour markets and employment, Youth and children

Projects

Title Country Themes
Validating the collective model of household consumption using direct evidence on sharing Canada Poverty and Inequality
‘Work-study’ and Educational Mismatch among Youths: Evidence from Zambia Zambia Education and training , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Access to child care and mothers’ employment quality: lessons from Chile Chile Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Understanding youth entrepreneurship in Benin: the role of microcredit uptake and entrepreneur capacity building Benin Youth and children , Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion
Civil conflict and labour market outcomes in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Labour markets and employment
Can Urbanization Improve Household Welfare and Provide Inclusive Opportunities? The Case of Urban Expansion in Ethiopia Ethiopia Poverty and Inequality
Migration, Remittances and Child Schooling in Rural Cambodia Cambodia Education and training , Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Gender and Age Diversity to Forster Innovation and Productivity Growth Brazil Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment
EMPLOYMENT VULNERABILITY, EARNINGS AND SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING IN KYRGYZSTAN Kyrgyzstan Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment
Do out-migration and remittances induce shifts to non-farm entrepreneurship among the left-behind? Evidence from Nepal Nepal Labour markets and employment , Globalization and trade , Entrepreneurship
Mismatch Unemployment: the case of Macedonia -with special reference to young adults Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Voucher system for social protection of the socially vulnerable remittance receivers in Macedonia Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Poverty and Inequality , Globalization and trade , Social protection
Risk Tolerance, Gender, and Entrepreneurship: The case of the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) Palestinian Territory, Occupied Gender & women’s empowerment , Entrepreneurship
Youth self-employment in households receiving remittances in Macedonia Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Labour markets and employment , Globalization and trade , Youth and children
Is there discrimination against women entrepreneurs in formal credit markets in Nigeria? Nigeria Gender & women’s empowerment , Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion
Social Protection to the Informal Sector: The Role of Minimum Wage and Income Transfer Policies Argentina Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment , Social protection

Details

Professor Guy Lacroix
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Contact information:

1025, avenue des Sciences-Humaines
Québec (Québec)
Canada
G1V 0A6
T: 4186562024
T: 4186562024
F: 4186562707
Guy.Lacroix@ecn.ulaval.ca

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