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Mike Moffatt

Mike Moffatt is an Assistant Professor in the Business, Economics and Public Policy group at Ivey Business School at Western University where he teaches courses in international trade and firm-level strategy.

An economist by training, Mike’s interests relate to the intersection of public policy, economic growth and business strategy for exporting companies.

Mike, his wife Hannah, his daughter Marguerite, his dog Robbie Burns, and two cats all live two blocks from where Mike, Hannah and Marguerite were born: St. Joseph’s Hospital in London, Ontario. Mike is a passionate defender of Southwestern Ontario, where his family has lived for generations and developed an interest in public policy through witnessing the economic decline of the region.

Mike has a Ph.D. in Management Science from Ivey, an M.A. in Economics from the University of Rochester and a Combined Honours B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Western University.

The interest Mike has in business strategies for exporters is not purely academic in nature. In 2005 he co-founded Nexreg Compliance Inc., a company that provides consulting services to exporters in the chemical industry.

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March 15, 2016 | Mike Moffatt

Making it Simple

Boosting Canadian competitiveness through selective tariff elimination

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April 30, 2015 | Mike Moffatt

Ontario exports as much to Tennessee as we do to China or Mexico

On March 25th, the Mowat Centre hosted "Policy in a Pub" for the second time.  More
March 30, 2015 | Richard Carlson, Rob Dorling, Peter S. Spiro, Mike Moffatt

A Review of the Economic Impact of Energy East on Ontario

As part of its detailed review of the proposed Energy East pipeline project, the Ontario Energy Board asked the Mowat Centre to conduct an analysis of the economic impacts of Energy East on Ontario. More
March 4, 2015 | Mike Moffatt, Rachel Parker

We asked a group of tech executives: “What does it take to grow in London, Ontario?”

Across Ontario, mid-sized cities like London are counting on entrepreneurs in growth areas such as information and communications technology (ICT) to create jobs and economic prosperity. More
December 22, 2014 | Mike Moffatt

How the Grinch taxed Christmas!

The Grinches in Ottawa may not be stealing Christmas, but next year they are doing the next worst thing: taxing it. More