Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers
Armine Yalnizyan is a leading thinker in Canada’s economic scene. As the Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers, she is currently exploring how the labour market and household purchasing power is being reshaped by technology, population aging, and women’s post-pandemic job recovery.
From 2018 to 2019 she served as Senior Economic Policy Advisor for the Deputy Minister at Employment and Social Development Canada. She helped lead the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Inequality Project from 2008 to 2017, and provided weekly business commentaries on CBC radio and CBC TV from 2011 to 2018. She is past President of the Canadian Association for Business Economics.