Research

Publications

"Mental and physical health impacts of water/sanitation infrastructure in First Nations communities in Canada: An analysis of the Regional Health Survey", World Development, Volume 145, June 2021.

"Microcredit Contract Design: A Macroeconomic Evaluation" (with Khan Islam), World Development, Volume 124, December 2019.

"Reconciliation, resilience and resistance in Inuit teacher's professional development and practices" (with Heather Ochalski, Kathy Snow and Shelley Tulloch), Education in the North, Special Issue (2018): 'Teacher Education for Diversity and Equality in Education in the Arctic', Volume 25, Issues 1-2.

"Water infrastructure and well-being among First Nations, Metis and Inuit individuals in Canada: what does the data tell us?" with Stephen Penner, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, March 2018: pp. 1-18.

"The Keeyask Hydro Dam in Northern Canada: A Model for Inclusive Indigenous Development?" with Jerry Buckland, Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 38(1): pp. 72-90 (2017).

"Explaining low high school attainment in Northern Aboriginal Communities: An analysis of the Aboriginal Peoples' Surveys" with Manish Pandey, Canadian Public Policy/Analyses de Politiques (December 2015).

"Education Finance and the Persistence of Racial Earnings Inequality in the Post-Brown Era", Economics of Education Review, 29(4), pp. 526-542 (August 2010).

"Cross-Country Disparity in Agricultural Productivity: Quantifying the Role of Modern Seed Adoption", with Manish Pandey, Journal of Development Studies, 46(10), pp. 1-18 (November 2010)

"Why the CCM Won't Lose: The Roots of Single Party Dominance in Tanzania" , Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 30(2), pp. 313-333 (April-May 2012)

Racial Earnings Inequality in South Africa: A Quantitative Assessment of the Policy Options" Journal of Policy Modeling, 32(6), pp. 703-718 (November-December 2010)

"Africa's Missed Agricultural Revolution: A Quantitative Study of the Policy Options", B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Volume 15, Issue 2, pages 561-602 (July 2015).

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Policy Reports

"A Health Care System in Transition: Present and Future Funding for Health Care in MKO Communities", Prepared for Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakinak (MKO) (January 2019)

"Enhancing Access to Quality K-12 Education in Inuit Nunangat" - Report published by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) and co-authored with with Shelley Tulloch and Kathy Snow (May 2018).

"(re)Visioning Success in Inuit Education: a report of the 2017 Inuit Education Forum" - Report published by ITK and co-authored with Shelley Tulloch and Kathy Snow (August 2017)

"Cultivating the Arctic's Most Valuable Resource: An Analysis of the Barriers to High School Completion Among Arctic Youth", joint with Manish Pandey, submitted to the Nunavut Department of Education and other education stakeholders in Nunavut (September 2015).

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Work in Progress

"Foundations for Student Persistence and Success in Inuit Nunangat" - with Shelley Tulloch, Kathy Snow, Alexander McAuley, Kate Tilleczek, Tess Miller, Fiona Walton and Ian Mauro

"The Political Economy of Rural Neglect in Tanzania"

"Mental and Physical Health Impacts of Water Infrastructure on Reserve in Canada: An Analysis of the Regional Health Survey"

"An Examination of Gendered Agricultural Policy in Ethiopia"

"Future Revenue Sharing Initiatives for Manitoba Hydro and the Government of Manitoba" (with Rosa Sanchez and Peter Kulchyski)

"Understanding Educational Achievement in Inuit Nunangat: An Analysis of the Aboriginal Peoples Survey"

"An oral history and analysis of the impact of hydroelectric development in O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation (South Indian Lake)" joint with Ian Mauro, Jerry Buckland and Alan Diduck

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