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Tammy Schirle Appointed as a C.D. Howe Institute Research Fellow

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“Tammy’s research on topics such as labour markets, incomes, family policies and retirement provides many insights into how public policy affects choices, and how we might get better outcomes,” remarked Robson.

June 20, 2016 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Tammy Schirle, Associate Professor of Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, as a Research Fellow.

“Tammy’s research on topics such as labour markets, incomes, family policies and retirement provides many insights into how public policy affects choices, and how we might get better outcomes,” remarked Robson. “We look forward to working with her more closely in the years ahead.”

Dr. Tammy Schirle’s most recent Institute report, co-authored with Alexandre Laurin and Kevin Milligan, is entitled “Comparing Nest Eggs: How CPP Reform Affects Retirement Choices.”

She is an Associate Professor of Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, an Associate Editor for Canadian Public Policy, an Editor for the B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, the Director of the Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis, and a board member for the Canadian Labour Economics Forum.

She has published articles in several academic journals, including the Journal of Labor Economics, Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Public Policy, Social Science and Medicine, and the Review of Income and Wealth.

She holds degrees from the University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University and the University of Manitoba.

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.

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