John Richards

Professor

Biography

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 http://www.cdhowe.org ), where he holds the Roger Phillips chair in social policy. His current social policy focus is on Aboriginal policy.

He co-edits (with Henry Milner) Inroads, a Canadian policy journal (see http://www.inroadsjournal.ca ).

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.

Courses Taught

PLCY 800 - Introduction to Policy Issues and Analysis I
PLCY 801 - Economic Foundations of Policy Analysis I
PLCY 802 - Economic Foundations of Policy Analysis II
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 - Health Economics (Special Topics - Issues in Public Policy Course)