Thompson Rivers University

Federal budget

March 27, 2019

Federal Budget

Dr. Ehsan Latif can speak to some of topics referenced in the recent federal budget:

  • Canada’s obesity epidemic
  • Seniors and delayed retirement
  • First-time home buyers and affordability
  • Partnerships, targeted investments and the housing supply
  • Affordable and sustainable clean energy
  • Health-care challenges among aging populations
  • Job skills, training and on-the-job learning

Dr. Ehsan Latif

Dr. Latif is chair of TRU’s Department of Economics. He has been teaching economics at TRU since 2002. His courses include Economics of Gender, Global Economics (MBA program), and Labour Economics. His research focuses on immigration, socio-economic determinants of health and obesity, economics of aging such as labour supply of older populations, and energy and education economics.


Dr. Ehsan Latif, chair, Department of Economics at TRU
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