Ismael Mourifie is an Associate Professor in Economics at University of Toronto . He is a Faculty Research Fellow in Labor studies at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is also member of the Early Childhood Interventions Network at University of Chicago. His research interests lies in Microeconometrics, especially, identification issues in incomplete models, causal inference, policy evaluations, and empirical matching models.
His work has been published in leading economics and statistical journals such as Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Labor Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of econometrics and Biometrika. He is currently associate editor at the Annals of Economics and Statistics, and has been recipient of the 2017 recipient of the John C. Polanyi Prize in Economic Science.
Originally from Cote d'Ivoire, Dr Mourifie received a Bachelor of science in Mathematics from the University Sidi-Ben Abdallah (Morocco) in 2005, an M.Sc in Statistics from INSEA (Morocco) in 2008 and a PhD in Economics from University of Montreal in 2014.