Adam Fremeth

Expertise: Public Policy, Global Macroeconomics, Managing Energy, Resources and the Natural Environment

Adam Fremeth is an Associate Professor of Business, Economics, and Public Policy at the Ivey Business School. He received his HBA from the Ivey Business School, his MA from Carleton University and his Ph.D from the University of Minnesota. His research focus is on how firms engage and respond to public policy, with particular attention to regulated utilities and the upstream oil and gas sector. Ongoing research projects include how firms engage with First Nations communities through the application of Impact and Benefit Agreements, the role of activist groups on regulatory rulings in the electric utility sector, and the patterns of personal campaign contributions by Chief Executive Officers.

Adam’s research has been published in top tier economics and management journals. His research agenda has been awarded numerous national grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and he was named a Fulbright Scholar for 2018/19. Adam has also consulted numerous Fortune 500 electric utility companies and national trade associations.