Thomas Courchene is the author or editor of numerous books and has published hundreds of academic papers on a wide range of Canadian public policy issues. Thinking Outside the Box honours his outstanding contributions to Canadian public policy thinking and practice. Research papers included in the volume span several of the key areas in which Courchene has made significant contributions, including federalism, macro-economic policy, the unique constitutional challenges that pose difficulties for policy in Canada, and economic well-being. An introduction by Gilles Paquet reflects on Courchene's unique contribution to Canadian public policy. Courchene also provides an introductory essay, reflecting on his policy thinking over the course of his career. Contributors include: on federalism and economic policy, Robin Boadway, Serge Coulombe, Jean-Francois Tremblay, Katherine Fierlbeck, Bryne Purchase, Michael J. Prince, Donald J. Savoie, and Lisa M. Powell; on economic policy, Pierre Fortin, Peter Howitt, Alex Ripley and Stephen Clarkson; on Canada's constitutional challenges, David Cameron and Kathy L. Brock; and on economic inequality, Miles Corak, Brian Murphy and Michael Veall, and Michael G. Abbott and Charles M. Beach.
Publisher: Queen's University
Number of pages: 484
Weight: 726 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 30 mm
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