Associate Professor of Economics, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia
He studied at Queen’s University and the University of Toronto, receiving his PhD in 2001. His thesis was awarded the 2002 National Tax Association dissertation award. His research spans the fields of public and labour economics, with a focus on the economics of children and the elderly, as well as other tax and labour market policy topics. He has received a UBC Killam Research Prize, the Doug Purvis Memorial Prize for research on Canadian public policy, the Harry Johnson Prize for best article in the Canadian Journal of Economics, and the Kendrick Prize for best article in the Review of Income and Wealth.