Economist, Entrepreneurship Policy and Analysis Unit, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities, OECD

David Halabisky joined the OECD in November 2011 as an economist in the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities. He is currently working on several projects related to entrepreneurship policy, including a multi-year project on inclusive entrepreneurship. This project focusses on how public policy can support business creation and self-employment for social groups that are disadvantaged or under-represented in the labour market or self-employment. Prior to joining the OECD, David worked for more than a decade in the Canadian Public Service where he worked at the Federal Ministries of Industry, Finance and Skills. Mr. Halabisky has won several awards during his career, including a Best Paper Prize from the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. He has degrees in economics from the University of British Columbia and McMaster University.