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Lennox Arthur Sweetman

Arthur Sweetman

Health Human Resources
Ontario Research Chair

Faculty of Social Sciences

Department of Economics


Research Involves

Chair Overview

Dr. Arthur Sweetman, a leading researcher in health and labour economics, was named in February 2010 as the new Ontario Research Chair in Health Human Resources at McMaster University. Specializing in health and labour economics, Dr. Sweetman focuses on issues in health human resources in Ontario, including the shortage in doctors, health budgets, and the number of medical radiation technologists and pharmacists needed in the province.

Throughout his extensive academic career, Dr. Sweetman has demonstrated leadership in research, teaching, and bridging academia and policy-making. His extensive research in immigration and education policy compliments his work in health human resources, for which work-place training and immigration are integral parts of workforce strategy.