About us

The Institute for Public Economics (IPE) is a research institute in the Department of Economics at University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

Our Mission

Through our research and teaching, to create and disseminate knowledge of the public sector and its influence on the economy and society.

Our Values

Our research interests span local, regional, national and international public economics issues. We support research in all areas of public economics including theory, applied and policy research. Our research is critical, nonpartisan, openly disseminated and independent of outside influences.

The Institute conducts the following activities:

We invite you to participate in the different activities offered by the Institute for Public Economics, explore the different components of our website, and e-mail us at ipe@ualberta.ca.

Directors: Andrew Leach and Joseph Marchand