Income Inequality in Canada & Abroad

Professor and VSE Director Dr. Thomas Lemieux

Professor and VSE Director Dr. Thomas Lemieux

Learn about key trends in inequality in Canada and abroad and possible explanations for these dramatic developments. Discuss policy options for reducing or slowing the growth of inequality.

Dr. Thomas Lemieux is a Professor of economics and Director of the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, currently holds a Bank of Canada Fellowship, and is an SSHRC Insight Award winner.

This is a One Day @ UBC Centennial Lecture. As part of the UBC Centennial celebrations, UBC Continuing Studies is offering 20 free lectures on Saturdays at the UBC Point Grey campus from September 2015 through May 2016.

Course Format

The format of this lecture is in-class at the UBC Point Grey campus.


Seating is limited and pre-registration is recommended. To register, click here. Please check with the UBC Continuing Studies Office closer to the event day to confirm the location of the lecture.