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May 8, 2020 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Kevin Milligan as a Fellow-in-Residence.

“Kevin’s research deals with a remarkable range of key policy issues, from fiscal and tax, to human capital,” said Robson. “We are delighted at the prospect of further collaboration.”

“The C.D. Howe Institute combines finely-honed wisdom with fresh innovation to produce Canada’s smartest and highest-impact policy research,” said Milligan. “I am thrilled to continue my association with the Institute.”

Kevin Milligan is Professor of Economics in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, and is also affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research. Since 2011, he has served as Co-Editor of the Canadian Tax Journal.

He studied at Queen’s University and the University of Toronto, receiving his Ph.D. in 2001. His thesis was awarded the 2002 National Tax Association dissertation award.

His research spans the fields of public and labour economics, with a focus on the economics of children and the elderly, as well as other tax and labour market policy topics. He has received a UBC Killam Research Prize, the Doug Purvis Memorial Prize for research on Canadian public policy, the Harry Johnson Prize for best article in the Canadian Journal of Economics, and the Kendrick Prize for best article in the Review of Income and Wealth.

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