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Samuel MacIsaac

Ph.D. Student

Field
International Economic Policy

Current Degrees
M.Sc., University of Montreal
B.Soc.Sc., University of Ottawa

Prior to joining the Ph.D. program at NPSIA, Samuel worked as an Economist for Statistics Canada publishing and disseminating data on the subjects of financial flows, gross domestic product, household debt, and demographic forecasting. He is currently an associate researcher with the Centre for Trade Policy and Law (CTPL). As a Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral scholar, he specializes in migration, international finance and international trade policy. Other interests include health and development economics. His most recent work has focused on Canadian immigration trends, forced migration in conflict zones, and the effects of trade on skill acquisition. Previous research has focused on negative interest rate policy (NIRP), the impacts of economic downturns on health, and household debt measures for the debt service ratio (DSR).