Natalia MishaginaResearch Director
Natalia Mishagina is a research director at the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). Before joining the Institute, Natalia conducted research at the Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations (CIRANO) and worked as an economist at Analysis Group Inc. Her fields of expertise include applied econometrics, labour economics, and behavioural and experimental economics. For over 10 years she has conducted empirical research and published many articles and reports. She also provided strategic advice to governments and organizations in Canada and abroad. Her current work merges research and public policy to enable the successful transformation of Canadian society in the age of new digital technologies. She holds a PhD in economics, with a specialization in applied econometrics, from Queen’s University.
Recent Policy Options articles by Natalia:
- Making Canada’s skills-development system up-to-date and more effective should be evidence-based and grounded in top-quality research
- In a post-pandemic recovery, what will laid-off workers do to get back on their feet?
- The importance of new social norms in a COVID-19 outbreak
- Applied econometrics
- behavioural and experimental economics
- STEM workforce and education
- health and labour market policies