Vincent Geloso

Visiting professor, Bates College

Vincent Geloso, Senior Fellow of the Fraser Institute, is a visiting professor of economics at Bates College (Lewiston, ME) and earned his PhD from the London School of Economics. Previously, he was postdoctoral fellow at Texas Tech University and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Montreal.

Professor Geloso specializes in the measurement of living standards today and in the distant past. He combines his specialization in economic history with a specialization in political economy in order to explain differences in living standards over time and space. His articles have been published in Economics & Human Biology, Canadian Journal of Economics, Social Science Quarterly, Journal of Economic History, Health Policy & Planning and Historical Methods.  He has also authored opinion articles in the Journal de Montréal, Journal de Québec, National Post, The Gazette, Le Devoir, La Presse, Le Soleil and Huffington Post Québec.

Recent Research by Vincent Geloso

— Mar 22, 2018
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Subsidized Daycare—What British Columbia Can Learn from Quebec’s 20-Year Experiment

Subsidized Daycare—What British Columbia Can Learn from Quebec’s 20-Year Experiment finds that policymakers in B.C. should learn from Quebec’s government-subsidized daycare program, which has proven costly for taxpayers, has not paid for itself and has experienced mixed child development outcomes.

— Mar 28, 2017
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Quebec’s Daycare Program: A Flawed Policy Model

Quebec’s Daycare Program: A Flawed Policy Model finds that the province’s 20-year-old subsidized daycare program has produced skyrocketing costs along with worrying child development outcomes without eliminating wait times. Spending on a per-child basis—after adjusting for inflation—jumped 101.6 per cent since the program’s creation, from $4,874 in 1997 to $9,823 in 2016 (amounts in 2016 dollars).