Vincent Geloso

Assistant Professor of Economics, King's University College

Vincent Geloso, Senior Fellow of the Fraser Institute, is an Assistant Professor of Economics at King's University College, Western University Canada and earned his PhD from the London School of Economics. Previously, he was postdoctoral fellow at Texas Tech University and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Montreal.

Professor Geloso specializes in the measurement of living standards today and in the distant past. He combines his specialization in economic history with a specialization in political economy in order to explain differences in living standards over time and space. His articles have been published in Economics & Human Biology, Canadian Journal of Economics, Social Science Quarterly, Journal of Economic History, Health Policy & Planning and Historical Methods.  He has also authored opinion articles in the Journal de Montréal, Journal de Québec, National Post, The Gazette, Le Devoir, La Presse, Le Soleil and Huffington Post Québec.

Recent Research by Vincent Geloso

— Apr 8, 2021
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Math Performance in Canada

Math Performance in Canada is a new study that finds students across Canada experienced declining results in international math tests from 2003 to 2018. According to PISA data over a recent 15-year period, Canada had the fifth highest score among 37 participant countries in 2003, but Canada’s score dropped to 12th place among the 78 participating jurisdictions in the most recent 2018 assessment.

— Mar 4, 2021
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Achieving the Four-Day Work Week: Essays on Improving Productivity Growth in Canada

Achieving the 4-Day Work Week: Essays on Improving Productivity Growth in Canada is a new essay series, authored by notable economists and analysts from across North America, that identifies and discusses a set of initiatives that promise to improve Canada’s labour productivity growth rate, which is essential to achieve a 4-day work week without sacrificing compensation. In broad terms, the initiatives identified in these essays promote faster productivity growth by encouraging more investment in physical and human capital, and by stimulating innovation and entrepreneurship.

— Nov 12, 2020
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Achieving the Four-Day Work Week: Part 2 Essays

Two new essays—Towards a More Productive and United Canada: The Case for Liberalizing Interprovincial Trade by Trevor Tombe, associate professor of economics at the University of Calgary, and Barriers to Entry and Productivity Growth by Vincent Geloso, assistant professor of economics at King's University College—spotlight barriers to trade and competition, which can frustrate economic productivity and the possibility of a four-day work week.