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The Partnership is a team of experts from the academic, private and public sectors looking for an answer to Canada’s productivity performance using Canadian data.


Name Department Institution
Audra Bowlus Economics Western University
Ana Damas De Matos Institut d'économie appliquée (IEC) HEC Montréal
Svetlana Demidova Economics McMaster University
Benoit Dostie Institut d'économie appliquée (IEC) HEC Montréal
Don Drummond School of Policy Studies Queen's University
Tony Fang Economics Memorial University of Newfoundland
Robert Gagné Institut d'économie appliquée (IEC) HEC Montréal
Laura Grigolon Economics University of Mannheim
Michael Haan Sociology Western University
Greigory Mordue Engineering McMaster University
Salvador Navarro Department of Economics Western University
Daniel Parent Institut d'économie appliquée (IEC) HEC Montréal
Tony Porter Political Science McMaster University
Pau Salvador Pujolas Fons Economics McMaster University
Ananth Ramanarayanan Economics Western University
David Rivers Economics Western University
Byron Spencer Economics McMaster University
Leonard Waverman DeGroote School of Business McMaster University


Name Institution
M. Jahangir Alam Truman State University
Craig Alexander Deloitte
Michelle Alexopoulos University of Toronto
Alexander Amundsen Department of Finance Canada
Robert Andersen Western University
Werner Antweiler University of British Columbia
John Baldwin Statistics Canada
Carla Barnes British Columbia Ministry of Finance
Catherine Beaudry Polytechnique Montréal
Eugene Beaulieu University of Calgary
Joel Blit University of Waterloo
Miguel Cardoso Western Ontario
Lydia Couture Statistics Canada
Benjamin Dachis C.D. Howe Institute
Herb Emery University of New Brunswick
Loretta Fung National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Avi Goldfarb University of Toronto
Wulong Gu Statistics Canada
Glen Hodgson International Financial Consulting Ltd.
Bryan Hong University of Missouri-Kansas City
Mohsen Javdani Simon Fraser University
Sharon Kozicki Bank of Canada
Stephen Law Mount Allison University
John Lester University of Calgary
Danny Leung Statistics Canada
Todd Morris University of Queensland
Brian Murphy Statistics Canada
Nouri Najjar Western University
Bruce Newbold McMaster University
Robert Petrunia Lakehead University
Monique Raymond-Dubé Canadian Council of Chief Executives
Chris Roberts Canadian Labour Congress
Annette Ryan Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)
Grant Schellenberg Statistics Canada
Nicolas Schmitt Simon Fraser University
Daniela Scur Cornell University
Andrew Sharpe Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS)
Larry Shute Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
Jim Stanford McMaster University
Ben Tomlin Bank of Canada
Dan Trefler University of Toronto
Lars Vilhuber Cornell University
Marcel Voia Université d'Orléans


Name Type Supervisor Institution
Oliver Loertscher PhD McMaster University
Gorkem Ozdemir Ph.D. Hafedh Bouakez HEC Montréal
Thomas Palmer PhD McMaster University
Yasin Salimibeni Ph.D. Nicolas Vincent HEC Montréal
Daniel Tingskou PhD McMaster University


Name Job Title Institution
Alyssa Drost Partnership Project Coordinator McMaster University

Research Associates

Name Institution
Hafedh Bouakez HEC Montréal
David Card University of California, Berkeley
Markus Poschke McGill University
Nicolas Vincent HEC Montréal