CRDCN and CPP webinar series: Life expectancy and end of life
April 18, 2023 to April 18, 2023
This is another webinar in the collaboration between CRDCN and Canadian Public Policy to highlight policy-related research that is published in the journal. This webinar will focus on two research papers:
“Dying at Home: A Privilege for Those with Time and Money” by Catherine Deri Armstrong and Rose Anne Devlin
“The Life Expectancy of Couples in Canada” by Marwa AlFakhri and Janice Compton
Catherine Deri Armstrong, Associate Professor, University of Ottawa:
Catherine is Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Ottawa. She is a former Academic Director of the Ottawa-Outaouais Research Data Centre and a Past President of the Canadian Women Economists Network. She remains actively involved in both organizations. Her research areas include economic evaluation, applied health and labour economics.
Rose Anne Devlin, Professor, University of Ottawa:
Currently a Professor in the Department of Economics, Rose Anne is a former Chair of the Department and former Vice-Dean of Research for the Faculty of Social Sciences. Her research centres on applying empirical methodologies to address public policy concerns. Rose Anne has published extensively on health issues.
Janice Compton, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Manitoba:
Janice Compton is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Manitoba. She holds a PhD from Washington University in St. Louis. She is an empirical labour economist whose research focusses on household economics – migration, marriage, household labour force decisions, and couple mortality.
Marwa AlFakhri, Associate Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation:
Marwa AlFakhri (she/her) is an Associate Researcher at the Economics, Sociology, and Statistics Department at RAND Corporation. She is an applied microeconomist with broad research interests in the intersection of labor economics, economic demography, and public policy with a special focus on family dynamics, relationships, and decision-making. She holds a PhD in public policy with a concentration in economics from Duke University.
Tammy Schirle, Professor of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University:
Tammy Schirle is a Professor of Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. She is also a Co-Editor for Canadian Public Policy, the former Director of the Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (LCERPA) and a board member for the Canadian Labour Economics Forum (CLEF).