THUNDER BAY, ON, May 7, 2012 /CNW/ - CAW economist Jim Stanford will join representatives of the Thunder Bay and District Labour Council to deliver a deputation to Thunder Bay City Council this evening on the Canada-EU Comprehensive Trade Agreement (CETA) and its sweeping impact on municipalities.
Stanford's research on a wide range of economic topics has been published in numerous academic and popular outlets. He is the author of Economics for Everyone, published in 2008 and Paper Boom published in 1999 by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and James Lorimer & Company. Stanford is regularly quoted in the media, and writes columns for the Globe and Mail and is a frequent commentator on CBC's The National.
Jim Stanford received his Ph.D. in Economics in 1995 from the New School for Social Research in New York, specializing in international trade, macroeconomics, and the economic impact of labour and social institutions. Prior to that, he received an M.Phil. in Economics from Cambridge University, U.K. and a B.A. Hons. in Economics from the University of Calgary.
For further information:
Andy Savela, CAW Canada, National Representative
807-344-1122 ext 22
For more information on CETA, please visit: http://www.caw.ca/en/8883.htm