Will the boomers cause a financial bust?
The Walrus spoke to Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, about the financial imbalances between boomers and millennials.
Apr 10, 2019
Federal budget’s new housing affordability policy getting mostly positive reviews in B.C.
CBC spoke to Paul Kershaw, a policy professor at UBC and founder of Generation Squeeze, about the federal budget. Kershaw said that aspects of it are a step in the […]
Mar 21, 2019
The 2019 federal budget’s attempt to address housing affordability is brave, but not brave enough
The Globe and Mail published an op-ed by UBC policy professor Paul Kershaw about housing affordability and the federal budget.
Mar 21, 2019
Federal budget to include measures to ease burden of buying a home: source
Global News spoke to Paul Kershaw, a professor and founder of Generation Squeeze, about the need for policies that keep home prices from growing faster than earnings.
Mar 19, 2019
We need to celebrate the mortgage stress tests: Policy expert
Paul Kershaw, a policy professor at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, spoke to Bloomberg about prices of real estate growing faster than the the economy.
Mar 15, 2019
B.C. budget has little to hate, but few new policies to love
A CBC story on the B.C. budget quoted UBC policy professor Paul Kershaw. “It’s not historic, it’s not a fundamentally dramatic change, but there are systemic changes as part of […]
Feb 20, 2019
Immigrants own some of Canada’s highest-priced homes: StatsCan
Yahoo quoted Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, in an article about real estate owned by immigrants in Vancouver.
Jan 30, 2019
How the Liberals can help millennials buy homes — and win votes in the process
The Canadian Press spoke to Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, in an article about millennials and affordable housing. Articles appeared on Star Vancouver, […]
Jan 24, 2019
House rich and money poor: Deal with your debt, you’ve been warned
Yahoo quoted Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, in an article about debt owed by house rich and money poor Canadians. “The situation is […]
Dec 14, 2018
What B.C.’s first rental zoning could mean for Burnaby’s housing market
Richmond News spoke to Paul Kershaw, a professor at UBC and founder of Generation Squeeze, a group that advocates for policies that benefit young people, in an article about rental-only zones. […]
Dec 7, 2018
‘Renters are not second-class citizens.’ Push is on to change culture, policy for long-term tenants
Toronto Star mentioned Paul Kershaw, a UBC professor and founder of lobby group Generation Squeeze, in an article about challenges facing young people in the housing market. Generation Squeeze has […]
Nov 27, 2018
Surprise! Vancouver millennials lead in home ownership
The Globe and Mail cited research by Paul Kershaw of UBC’s school of population and public health into home ownership and affordability in the under-40 age group. Kershaw said that […]
Nov 22, 2018
UBC experts on B.C. budget
The B.C. NDP government is introducing its full budget on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Feb 19, 2018
Experts available on extended parental leave
UBC experts are available to discuss the new 18-month parental leave that goes into effect on Dec. 3.
Nov 9, 2017
UBC experts on B.C. budget update
British Columbia’s New Democrat government is expected to unveil its first budget Monday following last week’s throne speech.
Sep 11, 2017
Ontario election: UBC expert says major parties ignore younger generation
Ontario voters head to the polls Thursday to elect their next Premier.
Jun 11, 2014
What’s really needed to raise children: More time, higher incomes
Paul Kershaw, an expert on family policy and generational equity, writes that today’s parents are more squeezed for time, income and services than the predecessors.
Aug 26, 2013
UBC experts for B.C. election
From politics to pipelines, UBC experts are available to comment on the upcoming 2013 B.C. election campaign.
Apr 15, 2013
UBC experts for comment on budget 2013
UBC experts are available to provide media commentary and analysis on the March 21 federal budget.
Mar 20, 2013
Canadians don’t mean what we say about government spending: UBC researcher
Nearly half – 45 per cent – say that government laws, services and programs are irrelevant to their well-being and quality of life, according to a national poll by McAllister Opinion Research on issues studied by University of British Columbia public policy professor Paul Kershaw.
May 2, 2012