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Associate Professor (Economics); Assistant Department Chair
Areas of Expertise: Economics of education; Canadian higher education policy; Public economics; Labour economics; Australian economic policy
Biography: Christine Neill graduated from the University of Queensland (Australia) with a B. Economics (Hons) in 1992, and went to work as an economist in the Australian Treasury and later the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She returned to her studies in…
Director, International Migration Research Centre (IMRC), Associate Professor
Areas of Expertise: International migration; Mobility, Transnationalism; Labour migration & Temporary foreign worker programs; Immigration policies & Migration governance; Migration flows & trends; Migrant rights, health & social protection; Remittances, ICTs & development; Political economy of migration; Regional expertise: Canada, Mexico, Morocco, Spain;
Biography: Recent Books: …
Associate Dean PhD Program, Professor (Faculty of Social Work); Academic Integrity Advisor (Waterloo Campus)
Areas of Expertise: Social policy especially welfare policy; Workfare; Poverty; Precarious Labour Market; Single Mothers; Women and Gender; International development, international aid; Non-profit organizations
Biography: Dr. Caragata teaches in the areas social policy and community development. Her doctoral teaching includes epistemology and the production of knowledge. …
Professor (Economics) & Director, Laurier Centre for Economic Research & Policy Analysis (LCERPA)
Areas of Expertise: Labour; Gender; Retirement; Policy
Biography: Tammy Schirle is an Associate Professor of Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia in 2006. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with a B.A.(Hons) in Economics in 1999 and completed…
Professor; CIGI Chair in Comparative & Social Policy
Areas of Expertise: Comparative Social Politics; Global Social Politics; Gender and Welfare State Restructuring; Political Economy of Care; Industrial and Labour Market Restructuring
Biography: Rianne Mahon holds the CIGI chair in comparative family and social policy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Faculty of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo. Prior to this, she was Professor, School of Public Policy…