Colin Busby

Colin Busby

Research Director
Twitter: @cbusby_eco

Colin Busby is a research director at the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). Before joining the IRPP, he was the associate director of research at the C.D. Howe Institute. He has also worked at Industry Canada and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. While he writes broadly on economic issues, his emphasis is on fiscal and social policy. He has authored, co-authored or directed many peer-reviewed papers,  chapters in academic publications, and op-eds for the Globe and Mail, the National Post and the Toronto Star. He has been invited to federal House and Senate committees to speak on a range of economic issues. Colin holds a BComm from the University of Alberta and an MA in economics from the University of Ottawa.

  • Fiscal policy
  • social policy
  • health care policy
  • labour market policy