2018 Doug Purvis Memorial Prize

Event Date: 
Sat, 2018/06/02 (All day)
Event Details: 

Stephen Tapp (IRPP), Ari Van Assche (HEC Montreal), and Robert Wolfe (Queen’s) are the winners of the 2018 Doug Purvis Memorial Prize for their edited volume, "Redesigning Canadian Trade Policies for New Global Realities" (Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP), Volume VI).

The Prize was established in 1994 in memory of noted Canadian and Queen's economist Douglas D. Purvis and is awarded annually to authors of a highly significant, written contribution to Canadian economic policy.

Stephen Tapp received his MA from Queen's in 2001 (supervised by Alan Green) and his PhD in 2008 (supervised by Allen Head, Thor Koeppl and Gregor Smith).  Robert Wolfe from the Queen’s School of Policy Studies was also a co-editor. Bev Lapham from the QED contributed a key chapter and was also on the IRPP advisory committee which guided the initial planning for the project.

Full News release: http://irpp.org/news-release/irpp-book-wins-2018-doug-purvis-memorial-prize/