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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

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

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.