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Nancy Olewiler is an economist, Director of and Professor in the School of Public Policy at Simon Fraser University. Her PhD is in economics from the University of British Columbia. Prior to coming to SFU’s Economics Department in 1990, Nancy was in the Economics Department at Queen’s University.
Nancy’s areas of research focus on public policy, including natural resource, energy, and climate policy, and regulation and risk. She has published in academic journals, edited books, provided reports for governments, has written two widely used textbooks, and teaches graduate courses in policy analysis, economics, and regulation.
Nancy has served on a number of boards of directors including BC Hydro, Powertech, and TransLink. She is currently a member of the Climate Solutions Council for BC, Chairs the Mitigation Panel for the Canadian Institute of Climate Choices, and also serves of the board of directors for the Institute for Research on Public Policy, Technical Safety BC, and Genome BC. Nancy also chairs the Macroeconomic Accounts Advisory Committee for Statistics Canada.
PLCY 800 Introduction to Policy Issues and Analysis I
PLCY 801 Economic Foundations of Policy Analysis I
PLCY 807 Introduction to Policy Issues and Analysis II
PLCY 808 Advanced Policy Analysis I (Capstone Course I)
PLCY 809 Advanced Policy Analysis II (Capstone Course II)
PLCY 812 Special Topics: Regulations