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16 September 1940 (age 83) (
Wakaw, Saskatchewan

Alma mater
University of Saskatchewan Princeton University

A State of Minds, Social Canada in the millennium

Princeton University, University of Saskatchewan, University of Chicago

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Thomas Joseph "Tom" Courchene, (born 16 September 1940) is a Canadian economist and professor.

Born in Wakaw, Saskatchewan, in 1940, he received an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan in 1962. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1967. In 1969, he received a Post-doctoral Fellow from the University of Chicago. He started teaching as a lecturer in economics at the University of Western Ontario in 1965. In 1970, he became a Professor of Economics and he taught there until 1988. From 1988 to 1992, he was the Director of the School of Policy Studies at Queen's University. Currently, he is a Professor of Economic and Financial Policy at Queen's University and is a Senior Scholar at the Institute for Research on Public Policy in Montreal.

From 1988 to 1991, he was a member of the Economic Council of Canada. From 1980 to 1999, he was a Senior Fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute.

In 1998, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 1981, he was made a Fellow of Royal Society of Canada.

Courchene has written a number of books and more than 250 articles on Canadian monetary, health, and social policy. His 1994 book, Social Canada in the Millennium, won the Doug Purvis Prize as the best contribution to Canadian economic policy.

He ran unsuccessfully as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the riding of London East in London, Ontario in the 1979 federal election.


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