Armine Yalnizyan

Economist and Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers


Armine Yalnizyan is the Atkinson Foundation’s Fellow on the Future of Workers. She served as Senior Economic Policy Advisor for the Deputy Minister at Employment and Social Development Canada from 2018 to 2019, and currently serves on Ministers Freeland and Fortier’s Task Group on Women In The Economy. She helped lead the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Inequality Project from 2008 to 2017, and provided weekly business commentaries on CBC radio and CBC TV from 2011 to 2018. She is past President of the Canadian Association for Business Economics.


Evaluating Bold Policy Proposals - Labour Market and Workplaces
May 14, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:50 PM
Panel presentations and live discussion with wellbeing research, policy and practice leaders to propose and assess the feasibility of specific bold, cost-effective, evidence-based and impactful policies for wellbeing.
Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell
Scientist of Institute for Economic Analysis and Director of GSE Master Program in the Economics of Public Policy, University of Barcelona
Anke Plagnol
Associate Professor and Programme Director in Behavioural Economics, City, University of London
Bernie Miller
Deputy Minister, Office of Strategy Management, Government of Nova Scotia
Armine Yalnizyan
Economist and Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers
Don Drummond
Canadian Economist, Matthews Fellow and Visiting Scholar, School of Policy Studies, Queens University