Joel Emes, Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute, is a former senior advisor to the BC Provincial Government. He previously served as a senior analyst at the BC Progress Board (now BC Jobs and Investment Board) and then as executive director from 2009 to 2011.
Prior to that, Emes was a senior research economist at the Fraser Institute, where he helped spearhead several flagship projects including Tax Freedom Day, measuring the unfunded liabilities of health care and Old Age Security, and developing a flat tax model for Canada.
Emes holds a B.A. and M.A. in economics from Simon Fraser University.