Jason Clemens

Executive Vice President, Fraser Institute

Jason Clemens is the Executive Vice President of the Fraser Institute and the President of the Fraser Institute Foundation. He has an Honors Bachelors Degree of Commerce and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Windsor as well as a Post Baccalaureate Degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University. Before rejoining the Fraser Institute in 2012, he was the director of research and managing editor at the Ottawa-based Macdonald-Laurier Institute and prior to joining the MLI, Mr. Clemens spent a little over three years in the United States with the San Francisco-based Pacific Research Institute. He has published over 70 major studies on a wide range of topics, including taxation, government spending, labor market regulation, banking, welfare reform, health care, productivity, and entrepreneurship. He has published over 300 shorter articles, which have appeared in such newspapers as The Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily, Washington Post, Globe and Mail, National Post, and a host of U.S., Canadian, and international newspapers. Mr. Clemens has been a guest on numerous radio and television programs across Canada and the United States. He has appeared before committees of both the House of Commons and the Senate in Canada as an expert witness and briefed state legislators in California. In 2006, he received the coveted Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 award presented by Caldwell Partners as well as an Odyssey Award from the University of Windsor. In 2011, he was awarded (along with his co-authors) the prestigious Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Award for the best-selling book The Canadian Century. In 2012, the Governor General of Canada on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen, presented Mr. Clemens with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contributions to the country.

Recent Research by Jason Clemens

— juin 28, 2016
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La migration interprovinciale au Canada

La migration interprovinciale au Canada : Les Québécois votent avec leurs pieds examine les mouvements migratoires entre les provinces du Canada de 1971 jusqu’à 2015. L’étude met en lumière le Québec, qui a vu quitter près de 600,000 habitants depuis les années 1970.

— fév 26, 2015
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Comparaison de la rémunération dans les secteurs public et privé au Québec

Fondée sur des données des enquêtes sur la population active de janvier à décembre 2013 de Statistique Canada, l’étude intitulée Comparaison de la rémunération dans les secteurs public et privé au Québec révèle que les fonctionnaires de l’ensemble des administrations publiques touchent en moyenne 10,8 % de plus que leurs homologues du secteur privé. Tout semble indiquer que le secteur public dans son ensemble a aussi de meilleurs avantages sociaux.