University of Calgary

Jennifer Winter

  • Assistant Professor

About Me

Dr. Jennifer Winter (PhD, Calgary) is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Scientific Director of the Energy and Environmental Policy research division at The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary. Her research is focused on the effects of government regulation and policy on the development of natural resources and energy, and the consequences and trade-offs of energy development.

Dr. Winter is actively engaged in increasing public understanding of energy and environmental policy issues; recognition of her efforts include a 2014 Young Women in Energy Award, being named one of Alberta Oil Magazine’s Top 35 Under 35 in 2016, and being named one of Avenue Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2017. She has advised the Government of Alberta in several capacities, including participating in two of the 2015 Royalty Review’s Working Groups and advising the Energy Diversification Advisory Committee. Dr. Winter also serves on the Future Leaders Board of Directors of the World Petroleum Council Canada and the advisory board of the Alberta Narratives Project, and is a member of Global Affairs Canada’s Environmental Assessment Advisory Group. Prior to joining The School of Public Policy, Jennifer worked at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, researching Canadian labour markets. 

Curriculum Vitae

Research and Scholarly Activities

Dr. Jennifer Winter's research is focused on the effects of government regulation and policy on the development of natural resources and energy, and the consequences and trade-offs of energy development.

Jennifer has published academic and policy papers, including five on carbon pricing, three examining Canadian energy literacy, two on the safe transportation of crude oil, four on the market diversification prospects for Canadian hydrocarbons, and one on the idea of “green jobs.” Other projects she is currently working on are an assessment of policies to support emissions intensive and trade exposed industries in the presence of carbon pricing, social impacts of hydraulic fracturing, and comparing provincial emission-reduction policies.


Current Research Interests

  • Carbon taxes
  • Emissions policy
  • Market access opportunities for Canadian hydrocarbons
  • Energy regulation

 

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Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.

Working Papers

#2018-07 - The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Coverage of Carbon Pricing Instruments for Canadian Provinces
By Dobson, Sarah, Winter, Jennifer and Boyd, Brendan
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#2013-28 - Fiscal Integration with Internal Trade: Quantifying the Effects of Equalizing Transfers
By Tombe, Trevor and Winter, Jennifer
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