Dr. Ron Kneebone

Ron Kneebone

BA, MA, PhD.
Pronouns: He/him


Scientific Director of Social Policy and Health Research

The School of Public Policy

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-4603


Office: Downtown Campus546

For media enquiries, contact

Morten Paulsen

Office: +1.403.399.3377
Email: morten.paulsen2@ucalgary.ca
Twitter: @policy_school


Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy Economics, McMaster University, 1988


Areas of Research

Homelessness, poverty, government finances.

Participation in university strategic initiatives


  • IAPR Research Professor, 2005
  • Department of Economics Teaching Award, 2004
  • Faculty of Social Sciences Teaching Award, 2004
  • IAPR Research Professor, 2004
  • Peak Scholar, University of Calgary. 2019
  • Purvis Prize, Canadian Economics Association. 2000