Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Kyle Hanniman

Assistant Professor, Kyle HannimanAssistant Professor
PhD (Wisconsin-Madison); BA (St. Thomas)

Department of Political Studies
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room C327
Phone: (613) 533-6000 x74775
kyle.hanniman@queensu.ca

 

Research Interests

Kyle’s research interests include comparative federalism, political economy, public debt and Canadian politics. He is writing a book on fiscal federalism and government default risk. His commentary has appeared in the Globe and Mail and National Post.

Brief Biography

Kyle Hanniman is an assistant professor of political studies. He completed his PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012 and his BA at St. Thomas University in 2006. Before coming to Queen’s, he was a policy associate at the University of Toronto’s Mowat Centre; a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Toronto’s Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance; and a visiting researcher at the European University Institute.

Selected Publications

forthcoming. Are Transfer-Dependent Governments Really More Creditworthy? Reassessing the Fiscal Federal Foundations of Subnational Default Risk, British Journal of Political Science

forthcoming. “Is Canadian Federalism Market Preserving? The View from the Bond Markets,” in New Frontiers in Public Policy: Federalism and the Welfare State in a Multicultural World, Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant, Richard Johnston, Will Kymlicka and John Myles (editors). McGill-Queen’s University Press.

forthcoming. “In Defense of Borrowing,” in 2015 State of the Federation: Canadian Federalism and Infrastructure, ed. John R. Allen, David L.A. Gordon and André Juneau (editors). McGill-Queen’s University Press.

forthcoming. 2015 State of the Federation: Canadian Federalism and Infrastructure, McGill-Queen’s University Press, co-editor with John R. Allen, David L.A. Gordon and André Juneau

in progress. 2017 State of the Federation: Federalism and Democratic Renewal, McGill-Queen’s University Press, co-editor with Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant

2016. Restoring Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron: A Cost-Benefit Analysis, Mowat Centre, with Rob Dorling

2015. A Good Crisis: Canadian Municipal Credit Conditions After the Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy, IMFG Papers on Municipal Finance and Governancehttp://munkschool.utoronto.ca/imfg/uploads/326/1694_imfg_no_22_online_fi...

2015. Can Credit Markets Promote Municipal Fiscal Health? in E. Slack and R. Bird (editors), Measuring Urban Fiscal Health, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada and Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, http://users.polisci.wisc.edu/hanniman/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Kyl...

2015. Calm counsel: Fiscal federalism and provincial credit risk, The Mowat Centre, http://mowatcentre.ca/wp-content/uploads/publications/Calm_Counsel.pdf

2013. Provinces in the Credit Markets: Market Discipline and the New Classic Federalism, in B. Doern and C. Stoney (editors), How Ottawa Spends, Queens-McGill University Press, http://users.polisci.wisc.edu/hanniman/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/hos...

Commentary and Blog Posts

2015. Why municipal borrowing is no crisis in waiting. The Globe and Mail, available here: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/why-municipal-borrowing-is-no-crisis-in-waiting/article24471479/

2015. What if a province goes the way of Greece? National Post, available here: http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/kyle-hanniman-what-if-a-province-goes-the-way-of-greece

2015. Where are the hardest places to live in Canada? TLDR Blog, Mowat Centre, with Nevena Dragicevic, Mark Jarvis, Rob Dorling and Emma Tarswell, available at: http://mowatcentre.ca/where-are-the-hardest-places-to-live-in-canada/