Who Are We?

The research project

The Disability, Employment, and Public Policies research project is a joint initiative of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The goal of the initiative is to gain a better understanding of the dynamics of the labor force participation and job retention of individuals with disabilities.

The DEPPI research project is a great example of interdisciplinary research. As a matter of fact, many fields such as economics, sociology, education, rehabilitation and social work are working together in this research project in order to develop policy recommendations based on ground truth.

 The team 

Picture of the team.  From left to right, Simon Brière (Université Laval), Marion Goussé (Université Laval), Charles Bellemare (Université Laval), Bertrand Achou (Université Laval), Normand Boucher (Université Laval), Guy Lacroix (Université Laval), Marie Laberge (Université de Montréal), Louise Duchesne (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières), Charles Gaucher (Université de Moncton) et Sylvain Letscher (Université du Québec à Rimouski) *Absent from the photo: Sabine Kröger (Laval University) and Clermont Dionne (Laval University)

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