Kevin Taft, PhD, has spent most of his career working on public
policy in government, in the non-profit sector, and in private
practice. He served three terms as an MLA in the Alberta
legislature, including almost five years as Leader of the
Opposition. He has a PhD in business.
Mel McMillan, PhD, is a professor in the Department of
Economics, and a fellow of the Institute of Public Economics, at
the University of Alberta. McMillan's research and teaching
interests are in public economics and public finance.
Junaid Jahangir completed a PhD in economics at the University
of Alberta in 2011. His dissertation explored the impact of
electricity market restructuring on residential consumers in