Douglas Graham Hartle fonds

Title: Douglas Graham Hartle fonds

Dates of creation: 1949-1997

Physical description: 9.35 metres of textual and graphic material and sound recordings

Biographical Sketch: Professor of economics and founding director of the Institute for Policy Analysis at the University of Toronto (1965-1969, 1973-199-[?]), as Research Director of the Ontario Economic Council (1980-1982), and as Deputy Secretary, Treasury Board Secretariat, Ottawa (1969-1973). He was a member of the Executive Committee of the National Bureau of Economic Research in New York and an advisor to federal and provincial governments (Royal Commission on Taxation, the Unemployment Insurance Commission, the Ontario Committee on Taxation, the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, the Commission of Enquiry on the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the federal Department of Finance). Hartle has written and published widely on economic theories and their application, especially to taxation and the budgetary process.

Scope and content: Correspondence, notes, financial data, manuscripts, publications, audiotapes and transcripts, speeches, research files, minutes, reports, and other material document Hartle’s activities as a professor of economics and as an advisor to federal and provincial governments (Ontario Fair Tax Commission, Treasury Board Secretariat), and a consultant to the government of Botswana and the World Bank. Includes material relating to the Institute for Policy Analysis, rent control, government budgetary and expenditure process, and tax related issues.

Finding Aids: Container lists (B1989-0040, B1996-0011) and series descriptions (B1992-0010, B1997-0025) available

Access: Restricted ; B1992-0010, Box 11 (personal papers). All other materials are open.

Accession number: B1989-0040, B1992-0010, B1996-0011, B1997-0025