Taylor Wright

Assistant Professor, Economics

Office: Plaza 433
905-688-5550 x3329


Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Ottawa (2022)
M.A. in Economics at Carlton University (2016)
B.Soc.Sci. in Economics at the University of Ottawa (2015)

Research Interests

Law and Economics, Health Economics, Public Economics

“On the Effects of COVID-19 Safer-At-Home Policies on Social Distancing, Car Crashes and Pollution” (with Abel Brodeur and Nikolai Cook), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2021, 106:102427.“Terrorism, immigration and asylum approval” (with Abel Brodeur), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019, 168:119-131.
Policing for whom? Officer-involved shootings and police legitimacy in Chicago.
Does Conflict Fuel Racial Prejudice? Evidence from the Iraq War (with Abel Brodeur and Ruben Durante).