Michael Holden joined the Canada West Foundation as a senior economist in October 2010. Michael’s work with the Foundation focuses primarily on policy issues related to energy and natural resources in the western Canadian economy. His other research interests include fiscal federalism, international trade and public finance.
Prior to assuming his present position, Michael worked for nine years as an analyst at the Library of Parliament in Ottawa, providing objective, non-partisan research and analysis to Senators, Members of Parliament and parliamentary committees, most notably the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade. Michael also worked for three years as an economist with the Halifax-based Atlantic Provinces Economic Council.
Michael was born and raised in Edmonton. He has BA in honours economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in economics from Queen’s University.
Presentations by Michael Holden