– Senior Economist, Fraser Institute
Alex Whalen is a Senior Economist with the Fraser Institute and coordinator of the activities of the Atlantic Canada division. Prior to joining the Institute, Alex was Vice-President of the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS), which merged with the Fraser Institute in 2019. He is a graduate of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, and the School of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island. He brings prior experience as an entrepreneur and business manager to his work at the Institute. His writing has appeared widely in newspapers including the Globe and Mail, National Post, Chronicle Herald, Telegraph Journal, Calgary Herald, and others.