University of Manitoba - Faculty of Arts - Economics - Janice Compton
Janice Compton
PhD (Washington University in St. Louis)
Associate Head (Economics and Econometrics Stream) Associate Professor

Phone: (204) 474-8471
Fax:      (204) 474-7681
Mailing Address:
  Department of Economics
  University of Manitoba
  515 Fletcher Argue Building
  15 Chancellors Circle
  Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3T 5V5




Fields of Specialization
  • Migration
  • Labour
  • Household Economics
Selected Publications
  • Compton, Janice and Robert A. Pollak (2014) “Family Proximity, Childcare and Women’s Labor Force Attachment,”  Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 79, No. 1 (January 2014), pp. 72-90. NBER Working Paper No. 17678, December 2011.
  • Compton, Janice (2014) “Intergenerational Households and Proximity” in Family Economics: How Households Impact Markets and Economic Growth Vol. 1, Esther Redmount, ed., ABC-CLIO. pp. 93-128. ISBN: 9781440800566
  • Compton, Janice and Robert A. Pollak (Forthcoming) “Proximity and Coresidence of Adult Children and their Parents:  Description and Correlates.”  Annals of Economics and Statistics. IZA Discussion Paper No. 7431, June 2013. Michigan Retirement Research Center Working Paper WP 2009-215.  
  • Compton, Janice and Robert A. Pollak (2007) "Why are Power Couples Increasingly Located in Large Metropolitan Areas"  Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 25, No. 3 (July, 2007) 475-512. NBER Working Paper Series #10918 (November, 2004).