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Sheila Block

Senior Economist, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Sheila Block is a senior economist and public commentator with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Her research specializes in Canada's labour market, public finance, and inequality.

Media/Médias

On the Money

CBC, June 14, 2017Television

URL: http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/967648323669

Panel discussion

Value for Money

CBC, August 23, 2016Television

URL: http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/749481539826

Interview on a Fraser Institute Report on Taxation

Minimum Wage Concerns Haven't Born out Historically Research Institute Says

Biography/Biographie

Sheila Block is a senior economist and a public commentator with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Sheila’s research specializes in Canada's labour market, public finance, and inequality. She has worked as both a political advisor and a public servant in the Ontario government and as an economist in the labour movement. Sheila has an Honours B.A. in Economics from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Toronto.

Expertise

  • Economics
  • Inequality
  • Public finance
  • Labour market

Education/Éducation

  • University of Toronto
    Economics
    MA
  • University of British Columbia
    Economics
    Honours B.A.