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Brendan Boyd

MacEwan University

Based in

North America

Brendan Boyd is an assistant professor at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He studies the politics of climate and energy policy in federal systems. He is particularly interested in the role of policy learning and diffusion in federal systems and is currently researching the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on energy and climate policy in Canada.

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Boyd, B. and Olive, A. Eds. (2021). “Provincial policy laboratories: Policy diffusion and transfer in Canada’s federal system.” University of Toronto Press.

Boyd, B., and Rabe, B. (2019). Wither Canadian climate policy in the Trump era? In D. Carment, D., C. Sands, and I. Weibust (Eds.), Canada Among Nations (239-260). Gewerbestrasse, SUI: Palgrave MacMillan.

Boyd, B. (2019). “A province under pressure: Alberta climate change policy and the influence of the United States.” Submitted to Canadian Journal of Political Science, 52(1), 183-199.

Dobson, S., Winter, J. and Boyd, B. (2019). “The greenhouse gas emissions coverage of carbon pricing instruments for Canadian provinces.” The School of Public Policy Publications, 12:6.

Boyd, B. (2017). “Working together on climate change: Policy transfer and convergence in four Canadian provinces.” Publius: Journal of Federalism, 47(4), 546-571.

Boyd, B. (2016). “Climate change policy in Manitoba: A small province looking to “punch above its weight”.” Manitoba Law Journal, 38(2), 155-183.