Labor Economics, Economics of Migration, Applied Microeconomics


Dr. Joshua Mask recently joined the Economics Department as an Assistant Professor of Instruction. He received his BBA and MBA from the University of Memphis, and his MA and PhD in economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His research focuses on the long-term negative consequences of starting one's career during a recession. He has recently published a solo-authored paper in the IZA Journal of Development and Migration. He has also presented his work at various conferences including the Young Economists Symposium at Columbia University and the Wharton Conference on Migration, Organizations, and Management.

His current teaching responsibilities at Temple include in-person and online sections of Macroeconomic Principles (ECON 1101). 

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  • Mask, J. 2020. "Consequences of Immigrating During a Recession: Evidence from the US Refugee Resettlement program", IZA Journal of Development and Migration, 11(1), 2020:0021.

Courses Taught

  • Econ 1101: Macroeconomic Principles

Media Mentions

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via Action News on May 02, 2022

Joshua Mask Featured on Action News

Professor Joshua Mask was recently featured in a Channel 6 Action News story on changes in the Philadelphia-area labor market and the continued...