Kaylie is an economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Ontario office. Kaylie has experience in development economics in rural and remote areas, provincial social policy analysis, social return on investment analysis, social audits, and collaboration with social justice networks. Her recent work has focused on provincial budget analysis, poverty reduction, and research support for a five-year economic development plan for First Nations communities.
She has been part of the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction and has contributed to a provincial blog focused on public policy analysis. She has worked in a wide variety of sectors, including international development, social marketplace innovation and public policy analysis. Kaylie holds a Master’s degree in Development Economics from Dalhousie University, a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with Honours) in International Business from Lakehead University, and a diploma in Business Management from Conestoga College.