John Richards

Public Policy


John Richards is trained as an economist. He has written extensively on social policy in Canada, primarily via the C.D. Howe Institute (several publications available online at ), where he is a research fellow.

He co-edits (with Henry Milner) Inroads, a Canadian policy journal (see ).

In addition, he has undertaken teaching and research in Bangladesh over the last decade. He heads a modest policy institute linked to the International University of Business Agriculture and Technology. His current research focus is education in South Asia. He is co-author of a forthcoming book The Political Economy of Education in South Asia.



PLCY 808 Advanced Policy Issues I (Capstone)
PLCY 809 Advanced Policy Issues II (Capstone)
PLCY 824 Analysis, Formulation, and Evaluation of Social Policy