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Garth Frazer

Garth Frazer

Associate Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy, Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough

Degrees:

PhD, Yale University
MPhil, Yale University
MA, University of Toronto
BEd, University of Western Ontario
B.Math, University of Waterloo

Phone:

416-978-3047

Bio

Garth Frazer is Associate Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto-Scarborough, with a cross appointment to the Business Economics area at Rotman.  His research is focused on industrial development and trade with a focus on productivity, particularly in Africa. He has explored the impact of trade agreements and trade preferences on African trade, and provided advice to African governments in their trade negotiations. He is also Associate Editor of the Journal of African Economies.

Academic Positions

  • 2009-present

    Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Selected Publications - Papers

  • Identification Properties of Recent Production Function Estimators

    with Dan Ackerberg and Kevin Caves

    Econometrica

    Issue:83(6)

    2015

    Pages: p. 2411-2452

  • Trade Growth under the African Growth and Opportunity Act

    with Johannes Van Biesebroeck

    Review of Economics and Statistics

    Issue:92(1)

    2010

    Pages: p. 128-144

  • Used-Clothing Donations and Apparel Production in Africa

    Economic Journal

    Issue:118(532)

    2008

    Pages: p. 1764-1784

  • Inequality and Development Across and Within Countries

    World Development

    Issue:34(9)

    2006

    Pages: p. 1459-1481

  • Learning the Master's Trade: Apprenticeship and Human Capital in Ghana

    Journal of Development Economics

    Issue:81(2)

    2006

    Pages: p. 259-298

  • Which Firms Die? A Look at Exit from Manufacturing in Ghana

    Economic Development and Cultural Change

    Issue:53(3)

    2005

    Pages: p. 585-617

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

  • Industrial Relations in Ghana

    in Geoffrey Wood and Chris Brewster, eds., Industrial Relations in Africa

    Palgrave

    2007

Research and Teaching Interests

Productivity measurement; International Trade; Industrial Development in Africa

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