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Jim Marshall MA, BA Executive-in-Residence, U of R

Lecturer and Executive-in-Residence, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Areas of Interest

  • Public finance
  • Labour economics
  • Economics of education

About

Jim Marshall is currently a Lecturer and Executive-in-Residence at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. Prior to this, Mr. Marshall served in the Public Service of Saskatchewan for 34 years, occupying senior policy and executive positions in the Department of Finance and Industry and Resources and at the Crown Investments Corporation. Prior to coming to Saskatchewan, Mr. Marshall lectured in economics at Brandon University and conducted research at the Library of Parliament in Ottawa. Mr. Marshall has lectured in economics and public policy at JSGS, the University of Regina, Faculty of Administration and the University of Regina, Department of Economics. He is a graduate of Brandon University and the University of Calgary.

Select Publications

Refereed Journals

  • Bruce, C.J. and Marshall, J. (1976). Job search and frictional unemployment: some empirical evidence.Relations industrielles/Industrial Relations, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 402-416.
  • Marshall, J. (2006). Issues in equalization: a discussion. Regina:  Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy.
  • Marshall, J., & Steeves, L. (2007). Improving accountability models in public education. Regina: Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy.
  • Steeves, L., Carr-Stewart, S. and Marshall, J. (2010). Aboriginal student educational attainment:  a Saskatchewan perspective. The Journal of Educational Administration and Foundations, vol. 21, no.2.  pp. 19-34.
  • Carr-Stewart, S., Marshall, J and Steeves, L.,. (2011).   Inequity of education financial resources: a case study of First Nations school funding compared to provincial school funding in Saskatchewan. McGill Journal of Education. Vol. 46, no.3. pp. 363-378.

Forthcoming Contributions

  • Steeves, L., Carr-Stewart, S., & Marshall, J. (in progress). The Kokum connection: A metaphor for educational accountability frameworks. 
  • Steeves, L., & Carr-Stewart, S. (in progress). Enhancing student success:  Accountability frameworks and improved second level educational services in Saskatchewan First Nations and provincial schools.
  • Steeves, L., Carr-Stewart, S., Marshall, J., & Prystay, S. (in progress). Second level supports for Yorkton Tribal Council: A community perspective.
  • Steeves, L., Carr-Stewart, S., & Marshall, J. (in progress). Teacher Recruitment and        Retention in a First Nation Tribal Council and a Provincial School Division: A Comparative Study.         

Professional Papers and Reports

  • Steeves, L., Carr-Stewart, S., Marshall, J., Ryan, H., Pearce, J., & Jago, M. (2009). Improving student learning: A study of the contribution of enhanced second-level services within the Yorkton Tribal Council in relation to the Saskatchewan PreK-12 educational system. Research publication prepared for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, and the Saskatchewan Instructional Development and Research Unit

Refereed Conference Presentations      

International:

  • Mueller, R., Steeves, L., Carr-Stewart, S., and Marshall, J. (2012, April) Teacher recruitment, retention and attrition: issues in selected first nations communities.  Paper accepted for the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.
  • Steeves, L., Carr-Stewart, S., and Marshall, J. (2011, January). Towards equity of educational outcomes. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Carr-Stewart, S., Steeves, L., and Marshall, J. (2010, July).  Education indicators: A Saskatchewan perspective.Paper presented (in absentia) at the London International Conference on Education, London, England.   

National:

  • Steeves, L., Carr-Stewart, S., Marshall, J., & Mueller, R. (2011, June). Teacher recruitment and  retention in a First Nations tribal council and a provincial school division: A  comparative study. Paper to be presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education Annual Conference, Fredericton, NB.
  • Steeves, L., & Carr-Stewart, S. (2010, Montreal). Enhancing student success: Accountability frameworks and improved second level educational services in Saskatchewan First Nations and provincial schools. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Studies in Education Annual Conference, Montreal, QC.              
  • Marshall, J., Steeves, L, & Carr-Stewart, S. (2010, May). Case study: A comparison of resources available for second level education services in Saskatchewan First Nations schools and a Saskatchewan school division.Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association, Quebec City,  QC.
  • Steeves, L., Marshall, J., & Carr-Stewart, S. (2010, May). Accountability frameworks in                education: The Saskatchewan K-12 context in both provincial and First Nations systems. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association, Quebec City, QC.
  • Steeves, L., Carr-Stewart, S., & Marshall, J. (2009, May). Aboriginal education in Canada:  A Saskatchewan perspective. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association, Toronto, ON.

SIDRU Presentation

    • Marshall, J., & Steeves, L. (2008, February). Accountability in education: reframing the debate. Paper presented at Saskatchewan Instructional Development and Research Unit (SIDRU) Seminar, Regina, SK.
Other Publications
  • Marshall, J. (Spring, 2011) “Emergence of Evidence-Based Policy”, ImpactSASK, pp.6-7.
  • Marshall, J. (December, 2007). The Economics of public support for the arts. Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, Briefing Note 22.
  • Marshall, J. (March, 2007) Returns to education: international and national evidence. Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, Briefing Note 19.
  • Marshall, J. (Spring, 2008) “A Recession in the Wings?: If there is a downturn, will it affect all of us?”Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, Policy Dialogue, number 18, pp. 14-15.
  • Marshall, J. (Spring, 2007).“The 2007 Federal Budget and Saskatchewan”. Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, Policy Dialogue, number 15, pp.5 and 9.
  • Marshall, J. (Winter 2007) “TILMA or Not TILMA: A Commentary”. Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, Policy Dialogue, number 14, pp. 10-11.
  • Marshall, J. (Spring, 2006) “Rebalancing the Federation”, Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, Policy Dialogue, Number 12, pp. 14-15.
  • Marshall, J. (2006) Overview of the Saskatchewan Economy, Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, Provincial Progress Report Issue 1.
  • Marshall, J. and Mills, A. (2008).  Overview of the Saskatchewan Economy, Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, Provincial Progress Report Issue 2.
  • Marshall, J. (2010). “Gross Domestic Product by Industry Reveals Diversity in Western Provinces”. Western Policy Analyst Quarterly Report. Vol.1, no.1, pp.10-11.
  • Marshall, J. (2011). “Public and Private Capital Investment”. Western Policy Analyst Quarterly Report, vol.2, no.1, pp.8-11.
  • Marshall, J. “Pension Membership”. Western Policy Analyst Quarterly Report, vol.2, no.3, pp. 4-5.

Current Courses

  • JSGS 802 - Public Finance

Current Research

  • Funding of First Nations Education
  • Accounting for public goods in macroeconomic indicators
  • Behavioural economic and public policy