Stephen Jones is Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Economics at McMaster University. He was educated at Cambridge and Berkeley and has also worked at the University of British Columbia, the University of California, Berkeley, the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton), the London School of Economics and the research institute DELTA in Paris.
His academic research has covered many areas of labour economics, with particular focus on
issues relating to unemployment, and has been published in two monographs and numerous
papers in academic journals and collections of conference proceedings. He has been Co-Editor
and on the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Economics. He was Program Director for the “Labour Market Institutions and Unemployment” theme within the Canadian International Labour Network (CILN) and served as Principal Investigator and Director of CILN in the period 1999-2002. He currently serves as Program Director for “Unemployment and Labour Market Adjustment” program of the Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (CLSRN).