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Douglas Hyatt

Douglas Hyatt

Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy

Degrees:

PhD, University of Toronto
MA, University of Toronto
BA, University of Toronto

Phone:

416-946-0737

Bio

Doug Hyatt is a Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy at Rotman where he teaches Microeconomics and Macroeconomics in the one-year Executive MBA and OMNIUM Global Executive MBA programs. Doug’s research interests are primarily in labour economics, particularly as applied to income security and income replacement programs, physician compensation and child care. He has contributed to public policy as Director of Research for a Task Force and Royal Commission on Workers’ Compensation in Ontario and British Columbia, respectively.

Academic Positions

  • 2006-Present

    Professor, Rotman School of Management

  • 2002-2006

    Professor, Rotman School of Management, Centre for Industrial Relations and Division of Management, UTSC

  • 1997-2002

    Associate Professor, Division of Management and Economics, Scarborough College, Rotman School of Management, and Centre for Industrial Relations, University of Toronto

  • 1997-2000

    Senior Scientist, Institute for Work and Health

  • 1998

    Director of Research, Royal Commission on Workers' Compensation in British Columbia

  • 1995-1997

    Scientist and Coordinator of Networks of Centres of Excellence program (HEALNet), Institute for Work and Health

  • 1995-1997

    Visiting Professor, Centre for Industrial Relations, University of Toronto

  • 1992-1997

    Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Industrial Relations Program, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Selected Publications - Papers

  • Behavioral Economics, Wearable Devices, and Cooperative Games: Results from a Population-based Intervention to Increase Physical Activity

    with T. Van Mierlo, A. Ching, R. Fournier and R. Dembo

    Journal of Medical Internet Research: Serious Games, forthcoming

  • Demographic and Indication-Specific Variables Have Limited Association with Social Network Engagement: Evidence from 24,954 Members of 4 Health Care Support Groups

    with T. Van Mierlo, X. Li, and A. Ching

    Journal of Medical Internet Research, forthcoming

  • Impact of Individual Resilience and Safety Climate on Safety Performance and Psychological Distress of Construction Workers: A Case Study of the Ontario Construction Industry.

    with Y. Chen and B. McCabe

    Journal of Safety Research, forthcoming

  • Safety Performance in the Construction Industry: A Quasi-Longitudinal Study.

    with B. McCabe, E. Alderman Y. Chen and A. Shahi

    Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, forthcoming

  • The Relationship Between Individual Resilience, Interpersonal Conflicts at Work, Safety Performance and Stresses of Construction Workers.

    with Y. Chen, and B. McCabe

    Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, forthcoming

  • Employing the Gini Coefficient to Measure Participation Inequality in Treatment Focused Digital Health Social Networks.

    with T. Van Mierlo, and A. Ching

    Network Modeling Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics

    2016

    Pages: 5:32, DOI 10.1007/s13721-016-0140-7

  • Mapping Power Distributions in Digital Health Networks: Methods, Interpretations and Practical Implications

    with T. Van Mierlo and A. Ching

    Journal of Medical Internet Research

    Issue:17(6)

    2015

  • Wearables, Gamified Group Challenges and Behavioural Incentives: A Preliminary Study of an Engagement Program to Increase Physical Activity

    With T. VanMierlo, A. Ching, R. Fournier and R. Dembo

    iProc

    2015

  • Managing the Supply of Physicians Services Through Intelligent Incentives.

    With B. Golden and R. Hannam

    Canadian Medical Association Journal

    Issue:184

    2012

    Pages: E77-E80

  • Consequences of the Performance Appraisal Experience

    With M. Brown and J. Benson

    Personnel Review

    Issue:39, No. 3

    2010

    Pages: 375-396

  • Workplace Violence and the Duration of Workers' Compensation Claims

    With M. Campolieti and J. Goldenberg

    Realtions industrielles/Industrial Relations

    Issue:63, No. 1

    2008

    Pages: 57-84

  • Determinants of Stress in Medical Practice: Evidence from Ontario

    with M. Campolieti and B. Kralj

    Relations industrielles/Industrial Relations

    Issue:62. No.2

    2007

    Pages: 226-257

  • Experience Rating, Work Injuries and Benefit Costs: Some New Evidence

    with M. Campolieti and T. Thomason

    Relations industrielles/Industrial Relations

    Issue:61(1)

    2006

    Pages: 118-145

  • Further Evidence for Interpreting the Monday Effect in Workers Compensation

    with M. Campolieti

    Industrial and Labor Relations Review

    Issue:59(3)

    2006

    Pages: 438-450

  • Strike Incidence and Strike Duration: Some New Evidence from Ontario

    with M. Campolieti and R. Hebdon

    Industrial and Labor Relations Review

    Issue:58, No. 4

    2005

    Pages: 610-630

  • Child Care Subsidies and Welfare Reforms: What Works for Lone Mothers with Pre-School Children.

    with G. Cleveland and M. Gunderson

    Industrial Relations

    Issue:42(6)

    2003

    Pages: 251-269

  • Symposium: The Effect of Work-Family Policies on Employees and Employers.

    with R. Drago

    Industrial Relations

    Issue:42(6)

    2003

    Pages: 139-144

  • Union Impacts in Low-Wage Services: Evidence From Canadian Child Care.

    with G. Cleveland and M. Gunderson

    Industrial and Labor Relations Review

    Issue:56(2)

    2003

    Pages: 295-305

  • Child Care Workers’ Wages: New Evidence on Returns to Education, Experience, Job Tenure and Auspice.

    with G. Cleveland

    Journal of Population Economics

    Issue:15(3)

    2002

    Pages: 575-597

  • Workplace Risks and Wages: Canadian Evidence from Alternative Models.

    with M. Gunderson

    Canadian Journal of Economics

    Issue:34(2)

    2001

    Pages: 377-395

  • The Impact of Representation (and Other Factors) on Employee-Initiated Workers' Compensation Appeals.

    with B. Kralj

    Industrial and Labor Relations Review

    Issue:53(4)

    2000

    Pages: 665-683

  • Privatization of Workers' Compensation: Will the Cure Kill the Patient?

    with M. Gunderson

    International Journal of Law and Psychiatry

    Issue:22, No. 5-6

    1999

    Pages: 547-565

  • The Effects of Industrial Relations Factors on Health and Safety Conflict

    with R. Hebdon

    Industrial and Labor Relations Review

    Issue:51, No. 4 (July)

    1998

    Pages: 579-593

  • Child Care Costs and the Employment Decision of Women: Evidence for Canada

    with G. Cleveland and M. Gunderson

    Canadian Journal of Economics

    Issue:29, No. 1 (February)

    1996

    Pages: 132-151

  • Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector: Comment

    with M. Gunderson and R. Hebdon

    American Economic Review

    Issue:86, No. 1 (March)

    1996

    Pages: 315-326

  • Do Injured Workers Pay for Reasonable Accommodation?

    with M. Gunderson

    Industrial and Labor Relations Review

    Issue:50, No. 1, (October)

    1996

    Pages: 92-104

  • Work Disincentives of Workers' Compensation Permanent Partial Disability Benefits: Evidence for Canada

    Canadian Journal of Economics

    Issue:29, No. 2 (May)

    1996

    Pages: 289-308

  • The Impact of Workers' Compensation Experience Rating on Employer Appeals Activity

    with B. Kralj

    Industrial Relations

    Issue:34, No. 1 (January)

    1995

    Pages: 95-106

  • Early Retirement Pensions and Employee Turnover: An Application of the Option Value Approach

    with J. Pesando and M. Gunderson

    Research in Labor Economics

    Issue:13

    1992

    Pages: 321-337

  • Wage-Pension Trade-Offs in Collective Agreements

    with M. Gunderson and J. Pesando

    Industrial and Labor Relations Review

    Issue:46, No. 1 (October)

    1992

    Pages: 146-160

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

  • Strikes and Dispute Resolution

    In M. Gunderson, A. Ponak and D. Taras (eds.), Union-Management Relations in Canada, fourth edition. (Don Mills, Ontario: Addison-Wesley Publishers Limited), forthcoming, (with M. Gunderson and A. Ponak)

  • Union Impact on Compensation, Productivity, and Management of the Organization

    In M. Gunderson, A. Ponak and D. Taras (eds.), Union-Management Relations in Canada, fourth edition. (Don Mills, Ontario: Addison-Wesley Publishers Limited), forthcoming, (with M. Gunderson)

  • Workers' Compensation: Foundations for Reform

    with M. Gunderson

    Toronto, Ont.: University of Toronto Press

    2002

  • Intergenerational Considerations of Workers' Compensation Unfunded Liabilities

    In Miles Corak (ed.), Government Finances and Generational Equity. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 68-513-XPB. (Ottawa: Minister of Industry), (with M. Gunderson). Also available in French

    1998

  • New Approaches to Disability in the Workplace. Industrial Relations Research Association

    with J.F. Burton Jr. and T. Thomason

    Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press for the IRRA

    1998

  • Public Sector Employment in a Time of Transition. Industrial Relations Research Association

    with D. Belman and M. Gunderson

    Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press for the IRRA

    1996

Research and Teaching Interests

Micro, macro, and labour economics, statistics, intellectual property valuation, commercialization, litigation economics, the economics of disability, workplace health, workers' compensation and industrial relations.

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