Michael Baker

University of Toronto - Department of Economics

Professor

150 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G7

Canada

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Universal Childcare, Maternal Labor Supply, and Family Well-Being

NBER Working Paper No. w11832
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Michael Baker, Jonathan Gruber and Kevin S. Milligan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Earnings Dynamics and Inequality Among Canadian Men, 1976-1992: Evidence from Longitudinal Income Tax Records

Statistics Canada Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jul 1999
Michael Baker and Gary Solon
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
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Earnings Dynamics and Inequality Among Canadian Men, 1976-1992: Evidence from Longitudinal Income Tax Records

NBER Working Paper No. w7370
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2021
Michael Baker and Gary Solon
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
Downloads 36 (607,543)
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The Retirement Behavior of Married Couples: Evidence from the Spouse's Allowance

UC Davis Working Paper No. 99-03
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Aug 1999
Michael Baker
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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The Retirement Behavior of Married Couples: Evidence from the Spouse's Allowance

NBER Working Paper No. w7138
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2022
Michael Baker
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Maternal Employment, Breastfeeding, and Health: Evidence from Maternity Leave Mandates

NBER Working Paper No. w13188
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2022
Michael Baker and Kevin S. Milligan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Unemployment in the Stock and Flow

Statistics Canada Working Paper #97
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Dec 1996
Miles Corak, Michael Baker and Andrew Heisz
Statistics Canada, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Government of Canada - Analytical Studies Branch
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How Does Job-Protected Maternity Leave Affect Mothers&Apos; Employment and Infant Health?

NBER Working Paper No. w11135
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2021
Michael Baker and Kevin S. Milligan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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What Do Self-Reported, Objective, Measures of Health Measure?

NBER Working Paper No. w8419
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2022
Michael Baker, Mark Stabile and Catherine Deri
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, INSEAD and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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Non-Cognitive Deficits and Young Adult Outcomes: The Long-Run Impacts of a Universal Child Care Program

NBER Working Paper No. w21571
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2022
Michael Baker, Jonathan Gruber and Kevin S. Milligan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Pay Transparency and the Gender Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w25834
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 May 2019 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2022
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Toronto, University of Toronto, Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section and Statistics Canada
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Retirement Income Security and Well-Being in Canada

NBER Working Paper No. w14667
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2022
Michael Baker, Jonathan Gruber and Kevin S. Milligan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Does Comparable Worth Work in a Decentralized Labor Market?

NBER Working Paper No. w7937
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2022
Michael Baker and Nicole M. Fortin
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Maternity Leave and Children's Cognitive and Behavioral Development

NBER Working Paper No. w17105
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2022
Michael Baker and Kevin S. Milligan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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The Retirement Incentive Effects of Canada&Apos;S Income Security Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w8658
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Michael Baker, Jonathan Gruber and Kevin S. Milligan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Occupational Gender Composition and Wages in Canada: 1987-1988

NBER Working Paper No. w7371
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2022
Michael Baker and Nicole M. Fortin
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Comparable Worth in a Decentralized Labour Market: The Case of Ontario

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Oct 2004
Michael Baker and Nicole M. Fortin
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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The Married Widow: Marriage Penalties Matter!

NBER Working Paper No. w9782
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2022
Michael Baker, Emily Hanna and Jasmin Kantarevic
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and Ontario Medical Association
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Simulating the Response to Reform of Canada's Income Security Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w9455
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 04 May 2022
Michael Baker, Jonathan Gruber and Kevin S. Milligan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Evidence from Maternity Leave Expansions of the Impact of Maternal Care on Early Child Development

NBER Working Paper No. w13826
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2022
Michael Baker and Kevin S. Milligan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Accounting for the Rise in C-Sections: Evidence from Population Level Data

NBER Working Paper No. w21022
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2022
University of Toronto, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and INSEAD
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Boy-Girl Differences in Parental Time Investments: Evidence from Three Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w18893
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Michael Baker and Kevin S. Milligan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Mortality Inequality in Canada and the U.S.: Divergent or Convergent Trends?

NBER Working Paper No. w23514
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2022
Michael Baker, Janet Currie and Hannes Schwandt
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Princeton University - Center for Health and Wellbeing
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Industrial Actions in Schools: Strikes and Student Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w16846
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2022
Michael Baker
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Industrial Actions in Schools: Strikes and Student Achievement

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 46, Issue 3, pp. 1014-1036, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Aug 2013
Michael Baker
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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The Effects of Child Tax Benefits on Poverty and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Canada Child Benefit and Universal Child Care Benefit

NBER Working Paper No. w28556
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2022
Michael Baker, Derek Messacar and Mark Stabile
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Statistics Canada and INSEAD
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The Effects of Child Tax Benefits on Poverty and Labor Supply: Evidence from the Canada Child Benefit and Universal Child Care Benefit

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15937
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Mar 2021
Michael Baker, Derek Messacar and Mark Stabile
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Statistics Canada and INSEAD
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The Tall and the Short of the Returns to Height

NBER Working Paper No. w26325
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2022
Michael Baker and Kirsten Cornelson
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Notre Dame
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Gender Based Occupational Segregation and Sex Differences in Sensory, Motor and Spatial Aptitudes

NBER Working Paper No. w22248
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 May 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
Michael Baker and Kirsten Cornelson
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto
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Gender Differences in (Some) Formative Inputs to Child Development

NBER Working Paper No. w28382
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2022
Michael Baker
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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Innis Lecture: Universal Early Childhood Interventions: What is the Evidence Base? (Interventions Universelles Auprès De La Petite Enfance: Quels Résultats Sur Lesquels Se Fonder?)

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 44, Issue 4, pp. 1069-1105, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Nov 2011
Michael Baker
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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An Evaluation of a National Program to Reduce Student Absenteeism in High School

NBER Working Paper No. w30194
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2022
Michael Baker, Nina Drange and Hege Gjefsen
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, Frisch Centre and Statistics Norway and Norwegian Institute of Public Health
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Title Ix and the Spatial Content of Female Employment—Out of the Lab and into the Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w22641
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2022
Michael Baker and Kirsten Cornelson
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Toronto
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The Highs and Lows of the Minimum Wage Effect: A Time-Series Cross-Section Study of the Canadian Law

Posted: 24 May 1999
Michael Baker, Dwayne Benjamin and Shuchita Stanger
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Toronto and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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