Ricardo Tranjan is a political economist and senior researcher with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Before joining the CCPA, Ricardo was the manager of the City of Toronto's Poverty Reduction Strategy Office. He has also taught at universities in Ontario and Québec. His research and commentary focus on the economics of social policy, especially income supports, education, and rental housing.
Ricardo holds a Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo, where he was a Vanier Scholar.