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November 14, 2019 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Bev Dahlby as a Research Fellow.

“Bev’s work on public finance and taxation combines academic rigour with a keen focus on key policy challenges,” said Robson. “The C.D. Howe Institute has benefited from his participation in its work, notably as a member of its Fiscal & Tax Competitiveness Council, and we look forward to further collaboration.”

“The C.D. Howe Institute has made immense contributions to formation of public policies in Canada," said Dahlby. "I look forward to working with the Instiute’s researchers and fellows on a range of fiscal and tax policy issues.”

Bev Dahlby, Distinguished Fellow, Research Director and Director of the Tax and Economic Growth program at the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy, attended St. Peter’s College, the University of Saskatchewan, Queen’s University and the London School of Economics. Dr. Dahlby has published extensively on tax policy and fiscal federalism.

Dr. Dahlby has served as a policy advisor to the federal and provincial governments. He was a member of the Jenkins Panel on federal support for research and development. In 2016, Dahlby chaired the British Columbia Commission on Tax Competitiveness.  In May 2019, Dahlby was appointed to the MacKinnon Panel to review the Government of Alberta’s finances. His international experience includes advisory work on tax reform for the IMF in Malawi, for the Thailand Development Research Institute, and for the World Bank in Brazil and Mexico.

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

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