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Iryna Khovrenkov PhD, MA, BA JSGS Faculty, U of R

Assistant Professor, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

Areas of Interest

  • Economics of charities
  • Foundation and leadership giving
  • Applied microeconomics
  • Public economics and tax policy

About

Iryna Khovrenkov 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.

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Designations

  • PhD, McMaster University
  • MA, University of Alberta
  • BA (Honours), University of Alberta

Recent Grants/Awards

Grants

  • ARNOVA Scholarship and Travel Grant, $725, 2015
  • SSHRC Partnership Development Grant (Co-Applicant), $198,300, 2014-2017
  • SSHRC General Research Grant (Principal Investigator), University of Regina, $5,000, 2014-2016
  • SSHRC Cohort Development Grant, University of Regina, $500, 2013
  • 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

Awards

  • 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

Select Publications

Chapters

  • Kryvoruchko, Iryna and Ken Rasmussen. 2014. "How Foundations Spend: Is 3.5% Asset Disbursement Rate a Good Public Policy on Giving?" In How Ottawa Spends 2013-2014, edited by G. Bruce Doern and Christopher Stoney. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press.

Refereed Journal Publications

  • Kryvoruchko, Iryna. 2015. "Russia's Flat Tax Reform: Redefining its Effects on Employment." Post-Communist Economies 27(2): 188-204.
  • 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

  • Khovrenkov, I. "Size-Based Operation of Canadian Foundations: New Evidence from Canadian Data" Association for Research on Non-Profit and Voluntary Action: November 2015
  • 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.
  • Kryvoruchko, I. "Does Foundations Giving Stimulate or Suppress Private Giving? Evidence from a Panel of Canadian Charities". Canadian Public Economics GroupAssociation for Research on Non-Profit and Voluntary Action: November 2012.

Current Courses

  • Teaching interests: public finance, tax policy, research and quantitative methods, social economy and governance
  • Courses taught: JSGS 802 Public Finance, JSGS 869 PhD Reading Course - Session on "Rent-Seeking"