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Once again , PEF will be at the Canadian Economics Association (CEA) annual conference!We now have the official schedule for the 2022 CEA meetings to be held at Carleton University, Ottawa. The conference will be on-line Tuesday, May 31 and in-person Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4.Please note that in addition to the sessions below, the PEF annual general meeting (AGM) is on Saturday June 4 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm.. PEF sessions are below. The full CEA program is available at:...

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What causes homelessness?

I’m writing an open access e-textbook on homelessness. Each chapter will be uploaded to my website as it becomes available. I’ve just finished Chapter 1 titled “What causes homelessness?” A ‘top 10’ overview of Chapter 1 is available here (in English): An ‘top 10’ overview in French is available here: The full chapter is available here (English...

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What can municipalities do about homelessness?

I recently contributed an essay to a paper series published by the University of Toronto’s Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance. The focus of my own essay is the role Canadian municipalities can play in addressing homelessness. A ‘top 10’ overview of the essay can be found here (in English): A ‘top 10’ overview of the essay can be found here (in French):...

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Guest editorial: Homelessness in Canada

I’ve written the guest editorial for a special edition of the International Journal on Homelessness. The guest editorial provides a general overview of homelessness in Canada (and I believe it serves as a helpful stand-alone reading for practitioners, researchers, students and advocates). My guest editorial can be found here (in English): My guest editorial can be found here (in French):...

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