Political Sociologist Authors Textbook on Fiscal Federalism

(December 01, 2017)

Daniel Béland, Canada Research chair in Public Policy and professor at Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan, published a new book, Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada: Political and Economic Dimensions (2017 University of Toronto Press). Béland, a political sociologist who analyzes politics and public policy from a comparative and historical perspective, co-authored the text with André Lecours, Gregory P. Marchildon, Haizhen Mou, and Rose Olfert. Fiscal Federalism aims to “increase public understanding of equalization and fiscal federalism by providing a comparative and multidisciplinary perspective on the history, politics, and economics of equalization policy in Canada.”

Read more at Daniel Béland’s website