Associate professor at McGill University; Canada Research Chair in Social Inequalities in Child Health
Frank Elgar is a psychologist and associate professor in the Institute for Health and Social Policy at McGill University. He holds a Canada Research Chair in Social Inequalities in Child Health where he studies the social and structural determinants of child and adolescent health.
Canada is fortunate to not have an economic growth problem. But it does have a wealth distribution problem. Compared to other wealthy but more equal countries like Finland or oil-rich Norway, it spends a lot to manage the impacts of inequality while doing little to prevent it.