Faculty Profile - Iryna Kryvoruchko

Assistant Professor, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina
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Iryna Kryvoruchko is an economist with research interests in economics of charities, applied microeconomics, public economics and tax policy. Iryna's primary research explores the role of foundations in the Canadian charitable sector including foundation giving and government policies that shape foundation operations. She also has strong interests in understanding the policy role of co-operatives and other social economy enterprises. Iryna teaches JSGS 802 Public Finance and serves as the member of the editorial board for Western Policy Analyst.

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Email: iryna.kryvoruchko@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 337-3351
  • PhD, McMaster University
  • MA, University of Alberta
  • BA (Honours), University of Alberta
Areas of Interest
  • Economics of charities
  • Foundation and leadership giving
  • Applied microeconomics
  • Tax policy
Recent Grants/Awards


  • University of Regina Faculty, Start-Up Research Grant, 2012-2014
  • CWEN Conference Travel Grant, 2012
  • McMaster University Graduate and Research Scholarship, 2009-2012
  • University of Toronto Fellowship, 2007-2009
  • Gold Achievement Award, Ministry of Finance, Government of Alberta, 2006-2007


  • Gold Achievement Award, Ministry of Finance, Government of Alberta, 2006-2007
Select Publications


  • Kryvoruchko, Iryna and Ken Rasmussen. 2013. Public vs. Private Foundations and Changing Federal Disbursement Rules. in Chris Stoney and Bruce Doern (ed.), How Ottawa Spends, 2013-2014: The Harper Government: Mid-Term Blues and Long-Term Plans, McGill-Queen's University Press

Refereed Journal Publications

  • Kryvoruchko, I. (2006). “Three Equalization Alternatives”, Bulletin de Documentation, No.3, pp. 89-119.
  • Boothe, P., and I. Kryvoruchko, (2004). “Do Federal Transfers Stabilize Regional Government Revenues? Evidence from Australia and Canada”, Journal of Public Finance and Management, 4(4): 480-495.

Academic Conference Presentations

  • Kryvoruchko, I. Does Foundations Giving Stimulate or Suppress Private Giving? Evidence from a Panel of Canadian Charities. Canadian Public Economics Group; Association for Research on Non-Profit and Voluntary Action: November 2012.
  • Kryvoruchko, I. The Role of Government Policy in Shaping Canadian Foundations. Canadian Economic Association Meetings; Association for Non-profit and Social Economy Research: June 2013.
Current Courses
  • Teaching interests: public finance, tax policy, research and quantitative methods, social economy and governance
  • Courses taught: JSGS 802 Public Finance