Professional Service

Leadership
  • Member, Research Sub-committee of the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (2015-2017)
  • Member, Black Creek Collaborative Microcredit Steering Committee (2009-present)
  • Member, Steering Committee, Progressive Economics Forum (1999- present)
  • Member, Board of Directors, ACCESS Community Capital Fund (GTA Microcredit Fund; 2009-2015 )
  • Member, Academic Advisory Board, Institute for Social Research, York University (2007-2010)
  • Co-Editor/Managing Editor. Journal of Economic Asymmetries APF Press (Inaugural issue: Spring 2004; 2002 - 2008)
  • President, Canadian Women Economists Network/Réseau de Femmes Économistes (1999-2001; Past President, 2001-2003 )
External Committee Membership
  • Member, Black Creek Financial Action Network (2013-present)
  • Member (nominated by OCUFA), University Sector JSPP Plenary Body (2014-2015)  This Body is comprised of participants engaged in the development of a proposed multi-employer Jointly Sponsored Pension Plan (JSPP) for the Ontario university sector. Participants are nominated by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations, the Council of Ontario Universities, or other unions.
  • Member, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) Pension Committee (2010-2013)
  • YUFA Representative, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) Bargaining Committee (2009-2014)
Refereeing—Journal Article Submissions

Canadian Journal of Economics; Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology; International Journal of Political Economy; Journal of Economic Asymmetries; Labour/Le Travail; Review of Keynesian Economics; Review of Radical Political Economics; Southern Economic Journal

Refereeing—Scholarly Manuscripts, Grant Proposals, Tenure and Promotion Files

Reviewer, manuscripts:  University of Toronto Press; Routledge; Blackwell; McGraw Hill Ryerson; Pearson; Harper Collins

Assessor, SSHRC Insight Grants;  SSHRC Connection Grant Competition; Danish Council for Independent Research; Ontario Innovation Trust; SSHRC  Standard Research Grants