Queen's University

Thinking Outside the Box: Innovation in Policy Ideas

Cover for book about Canadian Public Policy expert and Queen's professor, Dr. Thomas Courchene Thomas Courchene is the author or editor of numerous books and has published hundreds of academic papers on a wide range of Canadian public policy issues. Thinking Outside the Box honours his outstanding contributions to Canadian public policy thinking and practice.

The research papers that are included in the volume span several of the key areas in which Courchene has made significant contributions, including federalism, macro-economic policy, the unique constitutional challenges that pose difficulties for policy in Canada, and economic well-being. An introduction by Gilles Paquet reflects on Courchene’s unique contribution to Canadian public policy. Courchene also provides an introductory essay, reflecting on his policy thinking over the course of his career. (Read More)