Philip Oreopoulos

Co-Chair, Education

Professor of Economics

University of Toronto

Philip Oreopoulos is Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and Research Fellow at the Canadian Institute For Advanced Research. He has held previous visiting appointments at Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is an editor at the Journal of Labor Economics. Philip's current work focuses on education policy. He often examines this field by initiating and implementing large-scale field experiments, with the goal of producing convincing evidence for public policy decisions.

Philip received his PhD from the University of California, at Berkeley and his MA from the University of British Columbia. He is a Co-Chair of J-PAL's Education sector.