Miana Plesca

Associate Professor of Economics
Department of Economics and Finance
Email: 
miplesca@uoguelph.ca
Phone number: 
ext. 53524
Fax: 
519-763-8497
Office: 
MacKinnon
Lab: 
742

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Biography

Areas of Specialization: Labour Economics, Program Evaluation

Miana Plesca joined the Department of Economics at the University of Guelph in 2003. She received her B.A. (Computer Science) from Technical University of Cluj, Romania in 1994, an M.A. (Econ) from Georgetown University in 1999, and a Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 2005. Her main research interests are in labour economics. In particular, she has studied the methodology of evaluating training and re-employment programs; the general equilibrium effects the US Employment Service; the effects of occupational mobility on understanding the returns to employer- and government-sponsored training; the effects of aggregate and sectoral fluctuations on firms' training decision; as well as the returns to post-secondary education.

Research Interests

Areas of Specialization: Labour Economics, Program Evaluation

Publications

Miana Plesca's working papers and publications are available at:

  1. RePEc (Research Papers in Economics): https://ideas.repec.org/e/ppl22.html#works
  2. Her personal website - https://sites.google.com/site/miplesca