Marc Lee

Senior Economist, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives


Marc Lee is a Senior Economist with the British Columbia office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Marc joined the CCPA in 1998, and is one of Canada's leading progressive commentators on economic and social policy issues. Marc led the CCPA's Climate Justice Project (CJP), which published a wide range of research on fair and effective approaches to climate action through integrating principles of social justice. Marc continues to write about climate and energy policy, as well as strategies for affordable housing. Over his career, Marc has tracked federal and provincial budgets and economic trends, and published on a wide range of topics from poverty and inequality to globalization and international trade to public services and regulation. Marc was "classically trained," with an MA in Economics from Simon Fraser University and a BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.


Evaluating Bold Policy Proposals - Income and Consumption
May 14, 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 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.
Paul Frijters
Professor of Wellbeing Economics, London School of Economics
Andrew Oswald
Professor of Economics and Behavioural Science, Warwick University.
Nattavudh (Nick) Powdthavee
Professor of Behavioural Science, Warwick Business School, IZA Research Fellow
Derek Cook
Director, Canadian Poverty Institute, Ambrose University
Marc Lee
Senior Economist, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Kari Wolanski
Finance Canada
James Hughes
President and CEO, Mission Brewery