Ali Hamandi, MSc is focusing his dissertation on the politics and economics of aging. As a Trudeau Foundation Scholar, his research considers issues related to the financing, organization and delivery of long-term care services and supports in the US and other OECD states. Prior to starting his PhD, Ali worked with various multilateral organizations, namely the World Health Organization. As a Master’s student at the Harvard School of Public Health, Ali consulted for the World Bank on health insurance reform. He also helped assess the economic burden of chronic diseases at the headquarters of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris and the Economist Intelligence Unit in London. As a doctoral student, Ali broadened his experience by working on business strategy in the health sector for SHI Consulting, Microsoft Corporation, and Morneau Shepell. Most recently, he served as a policy adviser to now Minister of Finance of Canada, Bill Morneau during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s 2016 election campaign. He is also a regular contributor to the Toronto Star, Montreal Gazette, the Hill Times, and other Canadian news outlets on mainly political subjects.
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