Monica Alexander


University of Toronto

Monica Alexander is an Assistant Professor in Statistical Sciences and Sociology at the University of Toronto. She received my PhD in Demography from the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Alexander’s research interests include statistical demography, mortality and health inequalities, and computational social science.

She has worked on research projects with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, UNHCR, and the Human Mortality Database. She was a 2016 Fellow at Data Science for Social Good, and have worked at the ANU’s Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research.

She is currently the lead researcher on a project seeking to understand how nannies fit into Canada’s childcare ecosystem, and what factors influence internal stratification among nannies.

Current Projects

Inequality in Childcare: The Case of Nannies

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Affiliated Outputs

Research Findings Working Papers

Using web data to study the informal childcare sector in Canada

10 October 2023

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