Selected Professional Positions
- Canadian Economics Association: Vice President (1997–98), President-Elect (1998–99), President (1999–2000), Past President (2000–2001).
- International Association for Research in Income and Wealth: Chair, Search Committee for Editor and Executive Director (2002–2003), Executive Council (1996–2004), Review Articles Editor, The Review of Income and Wealth (1990–2007).
- Belgian Federal Science Policy Office–Expert Reviewer–“Society and Future” Research Programme–Theme T7 ‘Inequality and Social Exclusion” June/July 2007
- LifePaths Advisory Committee, Policy Research Initiative and Population, Work, and Family Research
- Expert round table on the "Review of the Employment Insurance Coverage. November 6, 2004, Ottawa
- International Advisory Board, Centre for Comparative Public Management and Social Policy, City University of Hong Kong, 2000 - 2002
- Israel Science Foundation - referee - April, 2000
- SSHRC Adjudication Committees: Chair - Initiative on the New Economy, Skills Research Initiative Adjudication Committee (April, 2004), CISS-Data Training Schools - Pilot Project competition (March 2000), “Relationships in Transition” Initiative (September 1999), Atkinson Foundation - Workshop on Indicators of Well Being, Toronto (October 14, 1999)
- Member, Advisory Board, Luxembourg Income Study, 1999–2002
- Editorial Board - Social Indicators Research
- Editorial Advisory Board, Political Economy Series, University of Toronto Press
- Expert Witness: Standing Committee on Finance, Canadian House of Commons, Ottawa (April 28, 1999), Advisory Committee to the Minister of Labour on the Changing Workplace (September 1996 to May 1997).
- Advisory Panel of Experts on Learning, Human Resource Development Canada, 1995-
- Board of Directors - Centre for the Study of Living Standards, Ottawa.
- Member, Academic Advisory Board of the FOCAL/CIS Joint Research Project "After NAFTA"
- Advisory Committee on Labour Demand Data - Statistics Canada, 1994/96
- Organizer, Canadian Employment Research Forum Conference on the Evaluation of Unemployment Insurance, Ottawa, October 14–15, 1994.
- Economic Issues Advisory Committee, Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 1993/94
- Expert Witness (Bill C-3 Equalization Transfers), House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, Ottawa, Ontario, February 23, 1994.
- Member, Board of Directors, Canadian Employment Research Forum, 1993–2001
- Member, Advisory Committee on Social Conditions, Statistics Canada, 1992-1997.
- Advisory Committee on Economic Issues in Constitutional Reform - Province of Nova Scotia, June/December 1991.
- Molson Prize Selection Committee, (SSHRC and Canada Council, 1991/92).
- Advisory Board, Employment Research Forum, Employment and Immigration Canada, 1991-1993.
- Adjudication Committee (Economics) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1990/91.
- Social Policy Consultative Committee: Health and Welfare Canada - 1989/93.
- Committee on University Research. Royal Society of Canada, 1989-91.
- Member, Research Advisory Committee. Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre, Ottawa, 1987-.
- Member, Advisory Committee on Services, Statistics Canada 1988-92.
- Editorial Board Canadian Public Policy, 1988-1995.
- Member, Advisory Committee on Social Policy, Economic Council of Canada, 1988-1992.
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