The John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy (JDI) has been the premier policy-oriented research institute at Queen’s University for more than 40 years.
The JDI actively builds connections between leading academic researchers, government leaders, and practitioners. It provides support for policy-relevant research among faculty and graduate students, works to translate the insights from academic research for real world applications, and fosters relationships with policy makers and organizations.
Currently, the JDI supports several research groups within the department of economics, two professional certification programs, and several national networks of economists, including the Canadian Macroeconomic Study Group, the Canadian Public Economics Group (CPEG), and the One Society Network in public health.
An intensive summer program run by the John Deutsch International Executive Education Program designed to provide detailed training on applying economic tools to assess the benefits and costs of government projects.
Providing training to governments, NGOs and donor organizations involved with social sector and international development programs.
The focus is on defining impact, understanding costs, and better incorporating evaluation and evidence at all stages of a project cycle.
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