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. The COVID-19 Crisis and Canadian Federalism. Forum of Federations, 2020.

. The Federal Equalization Program: An Untold and Misunderstood Canadian Success. Successful Public Policy: Lessons From Canada (in progress), 2020.

. The Effect of Migration Policy on Growth, Structural Change, and Regional Inequality in China. Journal of Monetary Economics, 2020.

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. The Aggregate Productivity Effect of Labour and Capital Market Distortions in Canada. Working Paper (Submitted), 2020.


. Implications of an Infrastructure Corridor for Alberta's Economy. Working Paper (Available Soon), 2020.

. The Regional Distribution of Federal Fiscal Balances: Who Pays, Who Gets and Why It Matters. SPP Research Paper 13 (14): June 2020, 2020.


. A Critical Juncture in Fiscal Federalism? Canada's Response to COVID-19. Canadian Journal of Political Science, 2020.

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. The DNA of New Exporters: Spin-Offs and FDI at the Extensive Margin of Trade. American Economic Review: Insights, 2020.

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. Fiscal Integration with Internal Trade: Quantifying the Effects of Equalizing Transfers. Canadian Journal of Economics, forthcoming, 2020.


. Effective, Flexible, and Affordable: Towards a New System of Federal-Provincial Transfers in Budget 1995. The Budget that Changed Canada: Essays on the 25th Anniversary of the 1995 Budget, 2020.

. Internal Trade in Canada: The Case for Liberalization. IMF Working Paper 19-158, 2019.

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. An Analysis of Carbon Tax Treatment Within Canada's Equalization Program. Canadian Public Policy, 2019.

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. Alberta's Long-Term Fiscal Future. SPP Research Paper 11 (31): November 2018, 2018.

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. Opening Canada's North: A Study of Trade Costs in the Territories. SPP Research Paper 11 (17): June 2018, 2018.


. Yukon Financial Advisory Panel Final Report. Report for Premier Sandy Silver, Government of Yukon, 2017.

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. The Ground Rules for Effective OBAs: Principles for Addressing Carbon-Pricing Competitiveness Concerns Through the Use of Output-Based Allocations. SPP Research Paper 10 (17): June 2017, 2017.


. If it Matters, Measure it: Unpacking Diversification in Canada. SPP Research Paper 9 (36): November 2016, 2016.


. Power Play: The Termination of Alberta's PPAs. SPP Communique 8 (11): August 2016, 2016.


. Environmental Policy and Misallocation: The Productivity Effect of Intensity Standards. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2015.

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. Quality Disclosure Programs and Internal Organizational Practices: Evidence from Airline Flight Delays. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2015.

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. Better off Dead: 'Value Added' in Economic Policy Debates. SPP Research Paper 8 (9): March 2015, 2015.


. Factor Market Distortions Across Time, Space, and Sectors in China. Review of Economic Dynamics, 2015.

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. The Taming of the Skew: Facts On Canada's Energy Trade. SPP Research Paper 7 (9): March 2014, 2014.


. The Importance of Policy Neutrality for Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions. SPP Research Paper 6 (14): March 2013, 2013.


. Appreciate the Appreciation: Imported Inputs and Concern over Dutch Disease. SPP Research Paper 6 (13): January 2013, 2013.


. Management matters. Journal of Monetary Economics, 2012.


. The Impact of Sub-Metering on Condominium Electricity Demand. Canadian Public Policy, 2011.