Palmer Chair in Public Policy
Director, School of Public Policy
Ph.D. (Essex), M.A. (Queen's), B.A. (Alberta)
School of Public Policy
5th floor, 906-8th Ave. SW
Calgary, AB T2P 1H9
Jack Mintz is the former president and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute and world-renowned fiscal and tax policy specialist. He commenced his Chair position in the School of Public Policy on January 1, 2008. The School is a collaborative partnership with several faculties, departments and institutes at the University, among them the Faculty of Law. The pan-university School of Public Policy is an international centre of expertise in policy studies, including government, defence, health, economics, and energy and the environment. The School is building on the wealth of policy studies expertise already in place at the University of Calgary, notably in political science, law, business, economics, and energy and environmental studies.
Jack's research interests are public economics, tax policy, corporate taxation and comparative tax systems.