Zachary Ward is an associate professor of Economics. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Colorado. Before coming to Baylor, Ward was an assistant professor at the Research School of Economics at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia.
Ward does research in the fields of economic history and labor economics, covering topics on immigrant and intergenerational mobility. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a research fellow at the Centre for Economic History in Canberra, Australia.
- 2014 – PhD, Economics, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado
- 2008 – BA, Economics and BA Mathematics, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois
- ECO 2306 – Principles of Microeconomics
- ECO 4347 – Econometrics
- Intergenerational Mobility
- Ward, Z. (2022). Internal migration, education, and intergenerational mobility: Evidence from american history. Journal of Human Resources, 0619-10265R2.
- Escamilla-Guerrero, D., Kosack, E., & Ward, Z. (2021). Life after crossing the border: Assimilation during the first Mexican mass migration. Explorations in Economic History, 82, 101403.
- Ward, Z. (2020). The not-so-hot melting pot: The persistence of outcomes for descendants of the age of mass migration. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 12(4), 73-102.
- Eriksson, K., & Ward, Z. (2019). The residential segregation of immigrants in the United States from 1850 to 1940. The Journal of Economic History, 79(4), 989-1026.
- Ward, Z. (2017). Birds of passage: Return migration, self-selection and immigration quotas. Explorations in Economic History, 64, 37-52.