-A A +A

November 3, 2020 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Arthur Sweetman as a Research Fellow.

“Arthur’s work in the fields of health economics and human capital make him a source of insights on a range of Canada’s most pressing policy issues,” said Robson. “We value our association with him, and look forward to his continued contributions to the C.D. Howe Institute’s research program.”

“The C.D. Howe Institute is one of Canada’s best known and most respected policy development organizations,” said Sweetman. “It makes useful contributions to public policy discussion and is a key voice in improving Canadian society. I very much value my relationship with the C.D. Howe Institute and the associated opportunities to be part of this discussion.”

Arthur Sweetman is a professor in the Department of Economics at McMaster University in Hamilton where he holds the Ontario Research Chair in Health Human Resources and is also a member of the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA). Previously he was Director of the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University where he held the Stauffer-Dunning Chair in Policy Studies.

Professor Sweetman obtained his PhD in economics at McMaster University. His research focuses primarily on empirical approaches to economic policy issues – especially health economics, immigration, education and social policy – and he has an interest in quantitative program evaluation.

He is currently one of the co-editors of the Canadian Journal of Economics, and he has co-edited 10 books and 5 special issues of journals including a special issue of the CJE on the economics of immigration that is currently underway.

For more information please contact: C.D. Howe Institute at 416-865-1904; email: media@cdhowe.org.

The C.D. Howe Institute is an independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise living standards by fostering economically sound public policies. Widely considered to be Canada's most influential think tank, the Institute is a trusted source of essential policy intelligence, distinguished by research that is nonpartisan, evidence-based and subject to definitive expert review.