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Truong N. T. Khuong

My name is N.T. Khuong Truong. I am a Ph.D. Candidate at McMaster University. I have an M.A. in Economics and a B.Sc. in Science and Economics at the University of Waterloo.
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N. T. Khuong Truong

PhD Students
Department of Economics

Area(s) of Interest:


Fields of Specialization 

Applied micro-econometrics and labour economics, with emphases on education, immigration, and the Indigenous population


Ph.D. Economics, McMaster University, expected 2018

M.A. Economics, University of Waterloo, 2010

B.Sc. Joint Honours Science and Economics, University of Waterloo, 2009


Teaching Experience 

2012-Present - Teaching Assistant, McMaster University

2011-2012 - Lecturer, University of Waterloo

2009-2010 - Teaching Assistant, University of Waterloo


Working Paper

"The Underpresentation of Women in Canada's ICT Sector: What Can We Learn from the PIAAC?", with Richard Mueller (University of Lethbridge) and Wynonna Smoke (McMaster University) (submitted)

"Information and Communication Technology Skills Shortages in Canada: Is Immigration a Solution?", with Arthur Sweetman (requested for revise-and-resubmit)


Work in Progress

"Skills across the Immigrant Generation: An International Comparison," with Arthur Sweetman

"(Unconditional) Skills and Earnings Gaps among Indigenous and non-Indigenous Population in Canada,"

"Too Distant or Too Close: How are Immigrants' Languages Fared in Canada?" 

Related Research Experience

2010-2012 - Research Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Waterloo

2010-2011 - Research Analyst, Tan Thanh Trading Production and Cooperative

2010-2011 - Research Assistant, Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo

2008 (Spring & Summer) - Intern, Retail Banking Department, Dong A Bank