Housing Supply and Housing Prices: A Broader Perspective

Toronto Association for Business and Economics (TABE) invites you to a session on Housing Supply and Housing Prices to highlight the broader perspective on the issues involved.  This session has been developed with the cooperation of the Ryerson City Building Institute and the Urban Land Institute.

Moderator – Richard Joy – Executive Director, Urban Land Institute – Toronto Council
  • 20 years of policy-related experience in the public and private sector
  • Specializing in urban issues
Murtaza Haider is an associate professor of Real Estate Management at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, in Toronto. Murtaza is also the Director of a consulting firm Regionomics Inc. and an adjunct professor of engineering at McGill University. Murtaza Haider holds a Masters in transport engineering and planning and a Ph.D. in Urban Systems Analysis from the University of Toronto
Derek Burleton is Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist for TD Bank Group. In his role, he leads a team of economists that provides leading analysis on the Canadian economy and financial markets. Derek Burleton received his Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University and an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics. Derek has fifteen years of experience as an economist in the financial industry.
Michael Collins-Williams is Director, Policy at Ontario Home Builders' Association. Hs isa Registered Professional Planner and work on a variety of land development and urban policy related files. He is also engaged in government relations activities with the provincial and federal governments while closely following urban development and transportation issues in the GTA and across Ontario.
Marcy Burchfield is Executive Director of the Neptis Foundation.  She is a Geomatics specialist with an MSc from the University of Toronto. She has led projects analyzing geospatial data to summarize the builtup area of urban regions.

Paul Smetanin, President and CEO of CANCEA, has over 25 years experience in financial/economic risk management, risk measurement practices and the mathematical modeling of systems. Since 2001, Paul has lead an interdisciplinary team of researchers in Canada with a focus on microsimulation modeling methods, multidisciplinary economic systems analysis, infrastructure evaluation, fiscal policy and population-health studies.