Atlantic Research Group on Economics of Immigration, Aging and Diversity

About Us


To promote research and knowledge mobilization focusing on national, regional, and international dimensions of immigration, diversity, and aging in order to uncover the facts about their economic significance.

Key Priority Areas

Labour market performance of immigrants (and non-immigrants), economic impact of immigration, population diversity and aging in Atlantic Canada, smaller jurisdictions in particular, and their implications for public and business policy.


  • Act in an advisory capacity
  • Share information and expertise
  • Review research ideas
  • Examine gaps in research

Key Target Audience

  • Universities
  • Government
  • Immigrant–serving organizations
  • General public


Economists from regional universities, representatives of: federal and provincial governments, and immigrant-serving organizations.


Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University