Joniada Milla

Assistant Professor
Sobey School of Business
Economics

Faculty Member Information

Biosketch

I am currently Assistant Professor of Economics at Saint Mary’s University and Research Affiliate at IZA-Institute of Labor Economics. My research interests are in the fields of Economics of Education and Labor Economics. In particular, my work concentrates on program and policy evaluation, school and teacher effectiveness assessment. I have also investigated the determinants of access and persistence in post-secondary education, intergenerational transmission of education, and the university quality premium on wages.

Interests

Economics of Education, Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics

Education

Ph.D., Economics, University of Guelph, 2013
M.A., Economics, University of Guelph, 2008
B.A., Economics, Marmara University, 2007

Academic Work Experience

2017 - Present, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University
2016 - 2017, Assistant Professor of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
2013 - 2016, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, CORE, Catholic University of Louvain

Non-Academic Work Experience

2012/3 - 2013/8, Statistical Assistant, Statistics Canada

Honours

Distinguished Scholar Medal College of Management and Economics, University of Guelph - 2013
Inducted in the Society of Excellence University of Guelph - 2013
Foster's Medal Nominee of the College of Management and Economics University of Guelph - 2013
Academic Excellence Prize University of Guelph - 2008

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Pinar Mehmet, Milla Joniada, Stengos Thanasis. "Sensitivity of university rankings: Implications of a Stochastic Dominance Efficiency Analysis", Education Economics (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Updating Higher Education Expectations and Choices with Learning", Education Economics 25:6 (Fall - 2017), 640-658
Milla Joniada, E San, S Van. "Higher Education Value-Added using Multiple Outcomes", Journal of Educational Measurement 53:3 (Winter - 2016), 368-400
Christofides Louis, Hoy Michael, Milla Joniada, Stengos Thanasis. "Grades, Aspirations and Post-secondary Education Outcomes", Canadian Journal of Higher Education 45:1 (Winter - 2015), 48-82

Media Relations

Milla Joniada. "University Ranking Affect Future Wages" (Winter - 2013)
Milla Joniada. "What's in a degree? Post-secondary Education's Role in the Economy" (Winter - 2012)
Milla Joniada. "Parents and Peers Affect Academic Goals" (Winter - 2012)

Presentation

Milla Joniada. "Higher Education Value-Added using Multiple Outcomes", Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) Annual Conference (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Higher Education Value-Added using Multiple Outcomes", National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) Annual Conference (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Long-Term Differential Impacts of a Universal Voucher System", IRES Macro Lunch seminar, Catholic University of Louvain (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Higher Education Value-Added using Multiple Outcomes", Workshop on School Effectiveness and Value-Added Models: Recent Progresses on Modeling and Interpretation, P. Catholic University of Chile (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Nature or Nurture in Higher Education?Inter-generational Implications of the Vietnam-Era Lottery", Society of Labour Economics (SOLE) and European Association of Labour Economists (EALE) World Conference (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Nature or Nurture in Higher Education?Inter-generational Implications of the Vietnam-Era Lottery", Canadian Economic Association (CEA) Annual Meeting (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Updating Higher Education Expectations and Choices with Learning", European Economic Association (EEA) Conference (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Updating Higher Education Expectations and Choices with Learning", Annual Doctoral Workshop in Applied Econometrics, University of Toronto (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Updating Higher Education Expectations and Choices with Learning", Canadian Economic Association (CEA) Annual Meeting (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Updating Higher Education Expectations and Choices with Learning", CORE seminar, Catholic University of Louvain (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Wage Premium to University Quality of Canadian Youth", CORE Seminar, Catholic University of Louvain (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Wage Premium to University Quality of Canadian Youth", Atlantic Canadian Economic Association (ACEA) Annual Meeting (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Wage Premium to University Quality of Canadian Youth", Rimini Centre of Economics and Finance (RCEF) Conference
 (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Wage Premium to University Quality of Canadian Youth", European Association of Labour Economists (EALE) Conference (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Wage Premium to University Quality of Canadian Youth", Doctoral Workshop in Economics, University of Guelph (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Grades, Aspirations and Post-secondary Education Outcomes", European Association of Labour Economists (EALE) Conference (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Grades, Aspirations and Post-secondary Education Outcomes", Canadian Economic Association (CEA) Annual Meeting (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Grades, Aspirations and Post-secondary Education Outcomes", Statistics Canada Socio-economic Conference (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Teacher Incentives and Sorting: Performance Pay Incentives in Secondary Education", Canadian Economics Association (CEA) Annual Meeting (Fall - 2018)
Milla Joniada. "Nature or Nurture in Higher Education?Inter-generational Implications of the Vietnam-Era Lottery", Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of Economics Seminar (Winter - 2017)
Milla Joniada. "Teacher Incentives and Sorting: Performance Pay Incentives in Secondary Education", Brock University, Department of Economics Seminar (Winter - 2017)
Milla Joniada. "Teacher Incentives and Sorting: Performance Pay Incentives in Secondary Education", 2nd IZA Workshop: The Economics of Education (Winter - 2017)
Milla Joniada. "Teacher Incentives and Sorting: Performance Pay Incentives in Secondary Education", 2nd IZA Junior/Senior Symposium (Winter - 2017)
Milla Joniada. "Teacher Incentives and Sorting: Performance Pay Incentives in Secondary Education", Saint Mary’s University, Department of Economics Seminar (Winter - 2017)
Milla Joniada. "Teacher Incentives and Sorting: Performance Pay Incentivesin Secondary Education", University of Prince Edward Island, Department of Economics (Winter - 2016)
Milla Joniada. "Teacher Incentives and Sorting: Performance Pay Incentives in Secondary Education", Rimini Centre of Economics and Finance (RCEF) Conference (Winter - 2016)
Milla Joniada. "Nature or Nurture in Higher Education?Inter-generational Implications of the Vietnam-Era Lottery", CORE Seminar, Catholic University of Louvain (Winter - 2015)
Milla Joniada. "Teacher Incentives and Sorting: Performance Pay Incentivesin Secondary Education", University of Guelph, Department of Economics and Finance Seminar (Winter - 2015)
Milla Joniada. "Long-Term Differential Impacts of a Universal Voucher System", CORE Brownbag Lunch Seminar (Winter - 2015)
Milla Joniada. "Wage Premium to University Quality of Canadian Youth", Canadian Research Data Center Network Annual Conference
 (Winter - 2012)
Milla Joniada. "Wage Premium to University Quality of Canadian Youth", Canadian Economic Association (CEA) Annual Meeting (Winter - 2012)
Milla Joniada. "Wage Premium to University Quality of Canadian Youth", Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) Conference (Winter - 2012)
Milla Joniada. "Grades, Aspirations and Post-secondary Education Outcomes", Canadian Economic Association (CEA) Annual Meeting (Winter - 2010)
Milla Joniada. "Grades, Aspirations and Post-secondary Education Outcomes", Canadian Research Data Center Network Annual Conference (Winter - 2010)

Service: Institutional Committees

Curriculum/Development, 2018/01 - 2018/04 (Member)