Areas Of Research Interests

Tony Fang is the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Economic and Cultural Transformation at Memorial University of Newfoundland and an Associate Professor with the University of Toronto. Currently he holds the J. Robert Beyster Faculty Fellowship at Rutgers University and sits on a World Bank's Expert Advisory Committee on Migration and Development. Prior to joining Memorial, he was the Director of Master of International Business Program at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He served as the President of the Chinese Economists Society (2012-13) and the Domain Leader at CERIS, Ontario Metropolis Centre (2009-12). He was a visiting professor at Harvard University and NBER, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Fudan University, and City University of Hong Kong. In 2010, he received the title of “Chutian Scholar” of Hubei Province.

Professor Fang has a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. His areas of research interest encompass issues of minimum wages, pension, retirement policy and the ageing workforce, education, immigration, and union impact on wages, innovation and firm growth. He published in such journals as Strategic Management Journal, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Industrial Relations, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Canadian Journal of Economics, and China Economic Review, among others. He received 9 research awards from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada and 5 research grants from Human Resource and Development Canada.