Assistant Professor, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia
Jamie McCasland is an Assistant Professor in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia. She is an applied microeconomist whose research focuses primarily on labour markets and firms in low-income countries. Recent work includes studies on hiring imperfections in Ghanaian labour markets, using labour to cope with infrastructure shocks, measures of implicit wage insurance in the informal sector, and the rising share of US school children with Latinx heritage. She holds a B.A. in Economics from UCLA and a Ph.D. in Economics from UC Berkeley.
Recent work by Jamie McCasland
Increased demand was seen to induce technology diffusion among garment workers, but willingness of both learner and the teacher is necessary