Garth Frazer

University of Toronto

Garth Frazer is an Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, and a member of the International Growth Centre (IGC) Trade Research Group.  His research is focused on trade and industrial development, particularly in Africa.  He has explored the impact of trade agreements and trade preferences on African trade, and provided advice to African country governments in their trade negotiations.  He has lived and/or conducted field research in Kenya, Ghana, Rwanda, and Zambia.  He has also contributed to methodological advancements in the measurement of productivity.  He is also Associate Editor of the Journal of African Economies.  Professor Frazer received his B.Math from the University of Waterloo, his M.A. from the University of Toronto, and his Ph.D. from Yale University.

Research Grant Projects

This projects studies the impact of globalization on employment and wages focusing on the relationship between both importing and exporting and employment volatility in Rwanda.