Amin Mawani

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Students Mental Health: Virtual Support on Campus

2015/16-2018/19 • $410,732 • PI,CO
The prevalence of diagnosable mental illnesses is increasing on North American university campuses. Meanwhile the Canadian health care system faces serious challenges that include long wait-times for mental health care. This is of particular concern for youth entering post-secondary education...

Does executive compensation change in response to changes in personal tax rates?

2015/16-2016/17 • $26,850 • PI
Objectives of the ResearchThe executive labour market is considered to be reasonably competitive, in part because it is generally more mobile than rank and file labour. Sillamaa and Veall (JPE, 2001), for example, find that pre-tax compensation in their sample of Canadian firms was sensitive to...

Evidence-Informed Primary Bereavement Care: A Knowledge-To-Action Approach

2011/12 • $199,443 • PI,CO,Other
The focus of bereavement care interventions to date has centered on those who present with complications. Primary bereavement care is considered as prevention and supportive for those experiencing the death of a loved one. Evidence indicates that the bereaved can suffer from a range of physical,...

Awareness, Use and Impact of the Children's Tax Credit

2010/11 • $74,578 • PI,CO
Participation in physical activity is known to reduce children's risk of being overweight or obese, but it is estimated that only 21% of Canadian youth meet international guidelines for physical activity. One way of increasing physical activity is by creating incentives through the tax system....