Vincent A Hildebrand

Associate Professor


   363 pavillon York
   416-736-2100 x88591

Labour economics, immigration, population economics, applied econometrics

Economics, York University
Economics, York University

Journal Articles

Sara Colella, Frédéric Dufourt, Vincent A. Hildebrand, Rémi Vivès, (2023-Forthcoming). Mental health effects of COVID-19 lockdowns: A Twitter-based analysis. Economics & Human Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.ehb.2023.101307.

Erutku Can and Vincent Hildebrand. (2023), Carbon tax pass-through in Canadian retail gasoline markets. Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, 56: 940-963.

Anne Fuller, Arjumand Siddiqi, Faraz V Shahidi, Laura N Anderson, Vincent Hildebrand, Charles D G Keown-Stoneman, Jonathon L Maguire, Catherine Birken (2022). "Understanding income-related differences in distribution of child growth, behaviour and development using a cross-sectional sample of a clinical cohort study". BMJ Open. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056991

Chantel Ramraj, Ariel Pulver, Patricia O’Campo, Marcelo L. Urquia, Vincent Hildebrand & Arjumand Siddiqi, (2020). "A Scoping Review of Socioeconomic Inequalities in Distributions of Birth Outcomes: Through a Conceptual and Methodological Lens". Maternal and Child Health Journal,  volume 24, pp. 144–152. DOI: 10.1007/s10995-019-02838-w

Faraz Vahid Shahidi, Odmaa Sod-Erdene, Chantel Ramraj, Vincent Hildebrand, Arjumand Siddiqi (2019),"The impact of social assistance programs on population health: a systematic review of research in high-income countries." BMC Public Health, Publisher's Site

Faraz Vahid Shahidi, Odmaa Sod-Erdene, Chantel Ramraj, Vincent Hildebrand, Arjumand Siddiqi (2018), "Government social assistance programmes are failing to protect the health of low-income populations: evidence from the USA and Canada (2003–2014)." Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Publisher's Site

Arjumand Siddiqi, Faraz Vahid Shahidi, Vincent Hildebrand, Anthony Hong, Sanjay Basu (2018), Illustrating a ‘Consequential’ Shift in the Study of Health Inequalities: A Decomposition of Racial Differences in the Distribution of Body Mass, Annals of Epidemiology. 28(4) , 236-241. Publisher's Site 

Can Erutku and Vincent Hildebrand (2018), "Carbon Tax at the Pump in British Columbia and Quebec", Canadian Public Policy. 44(2), 126-133. Publisher's Site 

Can Erutku and Vincent Hildebrand, (2017) ''Synthetic control method at the pump: The Petro-Canada/Suncor merger '', Economics Bulletin, Volume 37, Issue 4, pages 2537-2544. Publisher's Site

V. Hildebrand, M.N. Pi Alperin and P. Van Kerm (2017). "Measuring and accounting for the deprivation gap of Portuguese immigrants in Luxembourg," Review of Income and Wealth, 63(2), pp 288-309.   Publisher's Site

 Andrietti, V., and V. Hildebrand (2016). "Evaluating Pension Portability Reforms. The Tax Reform Act of 1986 as a Natural Experiment", Economic Inquiry, 54(3), 1402–1424. Publisher's Site

Brennenstuhl, S; Worts, D; Hildebrand, V; Arjumand Siddiqi, and Peggy McDonough, (2015). ``Who has the Mother Lode of Health? A Comparative Study of Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health among Mothers of Young Children''. Canadian Public Policy, 41(S2), pp S80-S88.   Publisher's Site 

 Bauer, T., Cobb-Clark, D., Hildebrand, V., and M. Shinning (2011). "A Comparative Analysis of the Nativity Wealth Gap," Economic Inquiry, 49(4), 989-1007.   Publisher's Site 

Cobb-Clark, D. and Vincent Hildebrand, (2011)."Portfolio Allocation in the Face of a Means-Tested Public Pension," Review of Income and Wealth, 57(3),  Publisher's Site

Erutku, C. and V. Hildebrand, (2010). "Conspiracy at the Pump," Journal of Law and Economics, 53(1), 223-237, Publisher's Site

Cobb-Clark, D. and V. Hildebrand, (2010). “The Asset Portfolios of Older Australian Households,” Australian Social Policy Journal, 9, pp 1-39.   Plein texte (HTML) 

Cobb-Clark, D. and V. Hildebrand (2009). “The Asset Portfolios of Native Born and Foreign-Born Australian Households,” Economic Record, 8-258, pp. 46-56.   Publisher's Site

Hildebrand, V. and P. Van Kerm, (2009). “Income Inequality and Self-Rated Health Status: Evidence from the European Community Household Panel,” Demography, 46(4), pp 805-825.   Publisher's Site

de Vanssay., Z. Spindler, V. Hildebrand. (2008). “Using Economic Freedom Indexes As Policy Indicators: An Intercontinental Example,” Public Organization Review, 8, 195-214.  

Cobb-Clark, D. and V. Hildebrand, (2006). "The Wealth of Mexican Americans", Journal of Human Resources, 41(4), 841-873.  Publisher's Site

Cobb-Clark, D., and V. Hildebrand, (2006). "Differences in Wealth and Asset Holdings Among U.S. and Foreign-Born Households: Evidence from the SIPP Data", Review of Income and Wealth, 52(1), 17-42.  Publisher's Site

Cobb-Clark, D. and V. Hildebrand, (2006). "The Wealth of Hispanics", Social Science Quarterly, 87(5), 1344-1362.  Publisher's Site

de Vanssay X., V. Hildebrand, Z. Spindler, (2005). "Constitutional Foundations of Economic Freedom: A Time-Series Cross-Section Analysis", Constitutional Political Economy, 16, 327-346.  Publisher's Site

Heinrich G., and V. Hilderand, (2005). "Returns to Education in the European Union: A re-assessement from comparative data", European Journal of Education, 40(1), 13-34.  Publisher's Site

Hildebrand, V., and C. Plourde, (2001). "A Model of Competing Jurisdictions with Locally Polluting Environment and Mobile Populations", Environmental and Resource Economics, 18(2), 219-231.  Publisher's Site
Book Chapters


Frenette, M., V. Hildebrand, J.T. McDonald and C. Worswick (2003). "Job and Occupational Mobility of Immigrants in Australia, Canada and the United States". in C. Beach, A. Green and J. Reitz (eds.) Canadian Immigration Policy for the 21st Century, John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.    


Other Publications
Siddiqi A, Sod-Erdene O, Shahidi FV, Ramraj C, Hildebrand V. (2018). Do Government Social Assistance Programs Protect the Health of Society’s Most Income-Insecure? An examination of Ontario and Comparable Jurisdictions in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Converge3: Toronto, Canada. 

V. Hildebrand and P. Van Kerm (2010), "Body size and wages in Europe: A semi-parametric analysis", CEPS Working Paper Series 2010-09.  Full Text (PDF)

Alessie, R., T. Crossley and V. Hildebrand, (2006). Estimating a Collective, Household Model with Survey Data on Financial Satisfaction. Institute for, Fiscal Studies working paper, W06/19, 48 pages.

Hildebrand, V., and D. Williams, (2003). Self-employment and Time Spent, Caring for Children: Evidence from Europe. IRISS working paper 2003-06, 26, pages.

Andrietti, V. and V. Hildebrand, (2001). Pension Portability and Labour, Mobility in the United States. New Evidence from SIPP Data. SEDAP, working paper # 42, 47 pages.

Hildebebrand, V., (2001). Wealth Accumulation of US Households: What Do, We Learn from the SIPP Data? SEDAP working paper # 41, 55 pages.

Hildebrand, V. and T. Crossley, (2001). Estimating Error-Components Models, on Repeated Short Panels, with an Application to Age-Wealth Profiles. York, University Mimeo, 34 pages.



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