Jason Childs, Ph.D., has published a wide array of articles in international academic journals, consulting reports, and other works. In addition, he has co-authored textbooks in micro and macro economics. His research has explored issues of international finance, deception, rent control, alcohol policy, and the legalization of cannabis. His recent research has begun to focus on the macroeconomic implications of Canada’s system of equalization. In addition to academic writing, he routinely works with local and national media, contributing both expert commentary and to help make macroeconomic issues and policy more accessible to the general public.