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Linda DeRiviere

Linda DeRiviere Title: Professor and Acting Chair (as of September 15, 2023)
Phone: 204.786.9444
Office: 6L12
Building: Lockhart Hall
Email: l.deriviere@uwinnipeg.ca


Professor Linda DeRiviere holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Manitoba (2005) and an M.A. in Economics (2000). Her previous work experiences were with the federal government and the non-profit sector.


  • Program Evaluation and the Economic Analysis of Public Programs (MPA)
  • An Indigenous Approach to Program Evaluation: Theory & Practice (MPA, MDP, undergraduate)
  • Equity and Human Resource Issues in the Public Sector (MPA, undergraduate)
  • Financial Management and Cost Analysis in the Public Sector (MPA)
  • Environmental Policy (third year, undergraduate)
  • Modern Approaches and Challenges to Public Sector Governance in Canada (MPA)
  • Public Policy Issues from a Public Finance and Budgets Perspective (MPA) 
  • Government and Business Relations in Canada (second year, undergraduate)
  • Economic Globalization (directed reading course)
  • Public Finance (MPA)
  • Public Administration (second year, undergraduate)

Research Interests:
Public Policy and Administration


Selected Publications:   (*SSHRC-funded)

2016. Axworthy, Lloyd, Linda DeRiviere & Jennifer Rattray. "Community Learning and University Policy: An Inner-City University Goes Back to School". The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 7(2).

*2015. DeRiviere, Linda. "Pay now or pay later: an economic rationale for state-funded helping services to assistant women during an abusive relationship". Violence and Victims, 30(5).

*2014. Book. DeRiviere, Linda. “The Healing Journey: Intimate Partner Abuse and Its Implications in the Labour Market”. Halifax & Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing; Co-published by Resolve-Manitoba.

2013. DeRiviere, Linda; Shelley Stopera; Paul Van Caeseele; and Robert Lotocki. “Comparative Models of Cervical Cancer Screening in Manitoba.” Healthcare Quarterly Volume 16(1).

*2011 & 2006. DeRiviere, Linda – “A Human Capital Methodology for Estimating the Lifelong Personal Costs of Young Women Leaving the Sex Trade.” Feminist Economics, 12(3) and Reprinted in 2011 in The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series, #248, Feminist Economics, Volume 2, Edited by Lourdes, Benería, Ann Mari May and Diana Strassmann. U.S.A: Edward Elgar Publishing Inc.

2011. Burnside, Linda; Don Fuchs; Shelagh Marchenski; Andria Mudry; Linda DeRiviere; Marni Brownell; and Matthew Dahl. “The Impact of FASD: Children with FASD Involved with the Manitoba Child Welfare System”, in Edward P. Riley, Sterling Clarren, Joanne Weinberg, and Egon Jonsson, Editors. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder-Management and Policy Perspectives of FASD. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-Blackwell VCH Verlag & Company.

*2011. DeRiviere, Linda and Jeff Brojges. “Community transformation from an economic costing perspective: the link between area of residence and places of employment in a disadvantaged community”. CCPA Manitoba.  The project was funded by the Community-University Research Alliances (CURA) program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council through the Manitoba Research Alliance for Transforming Aboriginal and Inner-City Communities. 

2011. DeRiviere, Linda. “Human Capital and the Wealth of First Nations in Canada: a Multi-Level Analysis of the Interaction of Material and Social Factors in Community Well-Being” Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 31(1-2).

*2008. DeRiviere, Linda. “Do economists need to rethink their approaches to modeling intimate partner violence?” Journal of Economic Issues, XLII(3).

*2008. DeRiviere, Linda. “Lower Monetary Returns for That Many Overtime Hours? Forget it!” Journal of Socio-Economics April 2008 Volume 37(2).

*2005. DeRiviere, Linda. “An Examination of the Fiscal Impact from Youth Involvement in the Sex Trade: The Case for Evaluating Priorities in Prevention.”  Canadian Public Policy, 31(2).