Stanford - Managing a Resource Boom – Comparing Australia and Canada

Managing a Resource Boom – Comparing Australia and Canada – Jim Stanford

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Managing a Resource Boom – Comparing Australia and Canada – Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford, Director of the Centre for Future Work at the Australia Institute - Harold Innis Industry Professor in Economics - McMaster

Our Event

Jim Stanford, Director of the Centre for Future Work at the Australia Institute and former Director of Policy with Unifor will give a luncheon presentation at the Albany Club about “Managing a Resource Boom - Comparing Australia and Canada”. From his vantage point straddling both countries, Jim should provide a fascinating and unique perspective.

Our Speaker – Jim Stanford

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Jim Stanford is one of Canada’s best-known economic commentators.  He served for many years as Economist and Director of Policy with Unifor.  He now advises the union, and is also the Harold Innis Industry Professor in Economics at McMaster University (fractional appointment).  He divides his time between Canada and Sydney, Australia.

Jim received his Ph.D. in Economics from the New School for Social Research in New York.  He also holds an M.Phil. from Cambridge University, and a B.A. (Hons.) from the University of Calgary.

He is the author of Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism (second edition published by Pluto Books in 2015), which has been published in six languages.  Stanford has written, edited or co-edited five other books, and is the author of dozens of articles and reports published in both peer-reviewed and popular outlets.