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Laura Adkins-Hackett

Economist

Laura Adkins-Hackett

Laura Adkins-Hackett contributes to the analysis and development of labour market information in Canada. Laura is passionate about understanding why the economy works the way it does and how to best use labour and other resources to improve the lives of Canadians.  

Laura holds a master's degree in economics from the University of Ottawa and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Alberta. 

Prior to joining LMIC, Laura worked as an economist for the Government of Alberta, providing analysis on a variety of topics including transportation, economic development and government programs for innovation. Laura has also worked in strategic foresight, which taught her to apply an “outside the box” approach to her research.

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