Policy Speaker Series
January 14, 2010
Tom Courchene is the author or editor of some 60 books and has published over 250 academic articles on a wide of Canadian public policy issues. These include a four volume series on Canadian monetary policy for the C.D. Howe Institute; In Praise of Renewed Federalism (C.D. Howe); Social Policy in the 1990s: Agenda for Reform (C.D. Howe) Equalization Payments: Past, Present and Future (Ontario Economic Council); Economic Management and the Divi- sion of Powers (Macdonald Royal Commission) and A First Nations Province (Institute of Inter- governmental Relations, Queen's). A collection of his recent articles appears as Rearrange- ments (Oakville, Mosaic Press). His 1994 book, Social Canada in the Millennium was awarded the Doug Purvis Prize for the best Canadian economic policy contribution in 1994 and his book, From Heartland to North American Region State: The Social, Fiscal and Federal Evolution of Ontario (1998, with Colin Telmer)
won the inaugural Donner Prize for the best book on Canadian Public Policy. His on-going research interests include, in addition to the above areas, financial deregulation, the political economy of Canadian federalism, and comparative federal systems, climate change and the knowledge based economy.