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Lavecchia Adam, Assistant Professor


Research Interests: Public Economics, Labour Economics



Ph.D. Economics, University of Toronto, 2017

M.A. Economics, University of Toronto, 2011



Journal Articles 

Lavecchia, A. (2018) "Do 'Catch-up Limits' Raise Retirement Saving? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design." National Tax Journal 71(1), 121-154.

Oreopoulos, P., R. Brown and A. Lavecchia (2017) "Pathways to Education: An Integrated Approach to Helping At-Risk High School Students." Journal of Political Economy 125(4), 947-984.

Lavecchia, A., P. Oreopoulos and R. Brown (2019) "Long-run Effects from Comprehensive Student Support: Evidence from Pathways to Education." American Economic Review: Insights, forthcoming.


Working Papers 

Lavecchia, A. (2019) "Minimum Wage Policy with Optimal Taxes and Unemployment" (Job Market Paper)

Lavecchia, A. (2019) "`Back-Loaded' Tax Subsidies for Saving, Asset Location and Crowd-Out: Evidence from Tax-Free Savings Accounts"


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