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Philip Leonard

Honorary Research Associate

PhD

Economics

Singer Hall 459

Fredericton

philip.leonard@unb.ca
1 506 447 3205



Phil spent 6 years working as a Research Associate in the Department of Economics and the NB-IRDT. He remains affiliated with the Department as an Honourary Research Associate. He is currently living and working in Kampala, Uganda with an economic research and consulting firm, Laterite. There, he works on a series of development economics-related topics including education, labour and health economics and program evaluation.

Teaching

  • Econ 3724 and Econ 6724 – Economics of Human Resources
  • Econ 6815 – Health Economics
  • Econ 6645 – Applied Econometrics

Research interests

Health Economics; Education Economics; Labour Economics; Program Evaluation

Refereed journal articles

Crouse DL, Leonard PSJ, Boudreau J, Pawluk K and JT McDonald. 2020. “Provider caseload-volume and short-term outcomes following colorectal surgeries in New Brunswick: results from a provincial-level cohort study,” Canadian Journal of Surgery (Accepted)

Leonard PSJ, Crouse DL, Boudreau JG, Gupta N and JT McDonald. 2020. “Provider volume and maternal complications after Caesarean Section: Results from a population-based studyBMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 20 (37) DOI 10.1186/s12884-019-2709-5

Crouse DL, Leonard PSJ, Boudreau J and JT McDonald. 2018. “Associations between provider and hospital volumes and postoperative mortality following total hip arthroplasty in New Brunswick: Results from a provincial-level cohort study,” Canadian Journal of Surgery, 61 (2), 88-93. DOI 10.1503/cjs.006917

Leonard, Philip, S.J. 2017. "Do School Junk Food Bans Improve Student Health? Evidence from Canada". Canadian Public Policy. 43 (2), 105-119. DOI: 10.3138/cpp.2016-090

Leonard, Philip, S.J. 2015. “Choice of Ontario High Schools and Student Sorting by Ability,” Applied Economics, 47 (49), 5282-5302. DOI:10.1080/00036846.2015.1047087

Leonard, Philip, S.J. 2015. “Choice of Ontario High Schools and its Impact on University ApplicationsEducation Economics, 23 (4), 433-454. DOI: 10.1080/09645292.2013.856869

Leonard, Philip S.J., Arthur Sweetman and Xue (Helen) Zhang. 2014. “Optometry Services in Ontario: Supply- and Demand-side Factors from 2011 to 2036,” Healthcare Policy, 10 (1), 60-72. DOI:10.12927/hcpol.2014.23928.

Leonard, Phil, and Arthur Sweetman. 2015. “Paying the Health Workforce,” in Bending the Cost Curve in Health Care: Canada’s Provinces in International Perspective, Gregory P. Marchildon and Livio Di Matteo (editors). The Johnson-Shoyama Series on Public Policy. Toronto: U of Toronto Press.

Awards

2018 Vanderkamp Prize - Awarded for best paper in Canadian Public Policy in 2017 for: “Do School Junk Food Bans Improve Student Health? Evidence from Canada”

2017-18 - Nominated for University of New Brunswick Arts Faculty Teaching Award