The International Economic Policy Institute is a bilingual, non-partisan, non-profit policy Institute at Laurentian University, Ontario (Canada), which seeks to offer critical thinking on the most relevant economic and social policies in Canada and around the world. In particular, the institute’s mission is to explore themes related to macroeconomic policies, globalization and development issues, and income distribution and employment policies. Our overall concern is with the social and economic dignity of the human being and his/her role within the larger global community.
We believe that everyone has a right to decent work, to a fair and equitable income and to equal opportunities to pursue one’s self-fulfillment. We strongly believe that it is the role of policies and institutions to guarantee these rights.
In accordance with its mission, the Institute is constantly seeking to create international research networks by hosting conferences and seminars and inviting other thinkers around the globe to reflect on crucial economic and social issues. The Institute offers ongoing, honest, and critical appraisal of current policies.