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Rob Dorling

Rob is part of Mowat’s growing economic team, his interests lie in environmental and natural resource economics. His previous experience include being part of a economic valuation project evaluating salmon spawning grounds in the interior of British Columbia. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia, and recently completed a Masters in Economics at York University. Originally from Vancouver, he enjoys the outdoors and sports, is an avid skier, and is finding out why Toronto is such a great place to live.

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April 7, 2016 | Rob Dorling, Kyle Hanniman

Restoring Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron

A Cost-Benefit Analysis

A 2014 report from CGLR and Mowat calculated that if extremely low water levels persisted until 2050, the adverse effects on the Great Lakes economy could reach $18.82 billion (USD). More
May 7, 2015 | Nevena Dragicevic, Mark D. Jarvis, Rob Dorling, Kyle Hanniman, Emma Tarswell

Where Are the Hardest Places to Live in Canada?

In June 2014 the New York Times’ "Upshot" published a striking map depicting the hardest places to live in America. More
April 8, 2015 | Richard Carlson, Rob Dorling

The Economics of Energy East: What’s in it for Ontario?

The proposed Energy East pipeline has been the focus of much debate in recent months. 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
June 25, 2014 | Rob Dorling, Reuven Shlozberg, Peter S. Spiro

Low Water Blues

An Economic Impact Assessment of Future Low Water Levels in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River
If future Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River water levels remain near the low end of the historic range for sustained periods, what could this mean for the enormous regional economy that depends on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River? More