The Economics and Environmental Policy Research Network (EEPRN), hosted by uOttawa’s Institute of the Environment in partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI), works to fund and disseminate cutting edge research on economics and environmental policy priorities for Canada, from our network of over 100 academics across Canada, and internationally.

Special Call for Proposals: Climate and Environmental Policy in the context of COVID-19

The Greening Growth Partnership and Economics and Environmental Policy Research Network (EEPRN) recently ran their annual call for academic research projects. However, the world as we know it has changed dramatically since the time the call for proposals went out.

Acknowledging this new state of the world, Smart Prosperity and EEPRN are issuing an additional special call for proposals, targeting academic research that focuses on climate and environmental policy in the context of COVID-19, stimulus spending and economic recovery.

This call is seeking to fund original shorter-term research to inform emerging policy discussions. Proposals should not exceed $10,000 CAD and can include research, data analysis, case studies, or literature synthesis work which can largely be completed over the summer of 2020, with initial deliverables due in September 2020. Final deliverables should be completed by December 31st 2020 and must include a short, policy-maker oriented blog post. Proposals should be focused on Canada and can be submitted by faculty, graduate students, or post-doctoral fellows.


The call for proposals is now closed. Click here to view the projects selected for funding and sign up to our monthly newsletter to keep informed of future opportunities.

You can read about the EEPRN Steering Committee conducting the proposal review here
For more information, see the full Request for Proposals here.
To learn more about the Economics and Environmental Policy Research Network click here.
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