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Rotman School of Management
Academic Director, Morning, Evening, and Executive MBA ProgramsProfessor of Economic Analysis and Policy

Doug Hyatt is the Academic Director, Morning, Evening, and Executive MBA Programs and a Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy at Rotman where he teaches Microeconomics and Macroeconomics in the one-year Executive MBA and OMNIUM Global Executive MBA programs. Doug’s research interests are primarily in labour economics, particularly as applied to income security and income replacement programs, physician compensation and child care. He has contributed to public policy as Director of Research for a Task Force and Royal Commission on Workers’ Compensation in Ontario and British Columbia, respectively.

Academic Positions

2006-Present  Professor; Rotman School of Management

2002-2006  Professor; Rotman School of Management, Centre for Industrial Relations and Division of Management, UTSC

1997-2002  Associate Professor; Division of Management and Economics, Scarborough College, Rotman School of Management, and Centre for Industrial Relations, University of Toronto

1997-2000  Senior Scientist; Institute for Work and Health

1998  Director of Research; Royal Commission on Workers'' Compensation in British Columbia

1995-1997  Scientist and Coordinator of Networks of Centres of Excellence program (HEALNet); Institute for Work and Health

1995-1997  Visiting Professor; Centre for Industrial Relations, University of Toronto

1992-1997  Assistant Professor; Department of Economics and Industrial Relations Program, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Selected Publications - Papers

Behavioral Economics, Wearable Devices, and Cooperative Games: Results from a Population-based Intervention to Increase Physical Activity with T. Van Mierlo, A. Ching, R. Fournier and R. Dembo Journal of Medical Internet Research: Serious Games, forthcoming

Demographic and Indication-Specific Variables Have Limited Association with Social Network Engagement: Evidence from 24,954 Members of 4 Health Care Support Groups with T. Van Mierlo, X. Li, and A. Ching Journal of Medical Internet Research, forthcoming

Impact of Individual Resilience and Safety Climate on Safety Performance and Psychological Distress of Construction Workers: A Case Study of the Ontario Construction Industry. with Y. Chen and B. McCabe Journal of Safety Research, forthcoming

Safety Performance in the Construction Industry: A Quasi-Longitudinal Study. with B. McCabe, E. Alderman Y. Chen and A. Shahi Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, forthcoming

The Relationship Between Individual Resilience, Interpersonal Conflicts at Work, Safety Performance and Stresses of Construction Workers. with Y. Chen, and B. McCabe Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, forthcoming

Employing the Gini Coefficient to Measure Participation Inequality in Treatment Focused Digital Health Social Networks. with T. Van Mierlo, and A. Ching Network Modeling Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics

Research and Teaching Interests

Micro, macro, and labour economics, statistics, intellectual property valuation, commercialization, litigation economics, the economics of disability, workplace health, workers' compensation and industrial relations.

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Books

Workers'' Compensation: Foundations for Reform; with M. Gunderson; Toronto, Ont.: University of Toronto Press; 2002

New Approaches to Disability in the Workplace. Industrial Relations Research Association; with J.F. Burton Jr. and T. Thomason; Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press for the IRRA; 1998

Intergenerational Considerations of Workers'' Compensation Unfunded Liabilities; In Miles Corak (ed.), Government Finances and Generational Equity. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 68-513-XPB. (Ottawa: Minister of Industry), (with M. Gunderson). Also available in French; 1998

Public Sector Employment in a Time of Transition. Industrial Relations Research Association; with D. Belman and M. Gunderson; Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press for the IRRA; 1996

Union Impact on Compensation, Productivity, and Management of the Organization; In M. Gunderson, A. Ponak and D. Taras (eds.), Union-Management Relations in Canada, fourth edition. (Don Mills, Ontario: Addison-Wesley Publishers Limited), forthcoming, (with M. Gunderson)

Strikes and Dispute Resolution; In M. Gunderson, A. Ponak and D. Taras (eds.), Union-Management Relations in Canada, fourth edition. (Don Mills, Ontario: Addison-Wesley Publishers Limited), forthcoming, (with M. Gunderson and A. Ponak)

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