Experts available to speak on Federal and Provincial budget season

Experts available on green economy, cross-border trade and President Biden's visit to Canada

 March 21, 2023

 March 21, 2023

Federal and Provincial Budget Season

Tima Bansal
Professor, General Management, Sustainability & Strategy, Ivey School of Business

Areas of expertise: Clean economy, business sustainability, business strategy and sustainability, sustainable development, international business.

Mike Moffatt
Assistant Professor, Business, Economics and Public Policy, Ivey School of Business

Areas of expertise: Housing markets and affordable housing, international trade, cross-border trade with U.S., foreign direct investment, political risk, innovation policy.

Romel Mostafa

Assistant Professor, Business, Economics and Public Policy group, Ivey School of Business; Director, Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management

Areas of expertise: Strategy and capability development in new firms, innovation and competitive dynamics, industrial evolution and policy, behavioural decision-making.

Mahmood Nanji

Lawrence Centre Policy Fellow, Ivey School of Business; Former Associate Deputy Minister at Ontario’s Ministry of Finance

Areas of expertise: Budgets and policy, development of budgets, tax administration; 10 years of experience in federal government.

U.S. President Joe Biden’s Visit to Canada

Greg Beckett
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Areas of expertise: Haiti, Caribbean, crisis, disaster, and trauma from the standpoint of moral experience.

Vicki Esses

Professor, Department of Psychology; Director, Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations

Areas of expertise: Migration and irregular border crossing, refugee flows, immigration and cultural diversity, ethnic relations.

Matt Lebo

Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science

Areas of expertise: American domestic politics in relation to Canada, presidential politics and policies, congressional politics and policies.

Gal Raz
Associate Professor, Operations Management & Sustainability, Ivey School of Business

Areas of expertise: Supply chain management, supply chain contracting, pricing of goods, sustainability, environmental regulation.

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