Iryna Khovrenkov


Iryna Khovrenkov is an economist with research interests in philanthropic foundations and charitable giving, social finance and applied microeconomics. Iryna is a co-recipient of several SSHRC research grants.  She teaches core economics classes in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and serves as a program lead of the school’s certificate in Nonprofit Management. Iryna is a PhiLab member since 2014.
[su_accordion] [su_spoiler title="Publications"] Refereed Publications Khovrenkov, Iryna. 2019. “Does Foundation Giving Stimulate or Suppress Private Giving? Evidence from a Panel of Canadian Charities.” Public Finance Review, 47(2): 382-408 Khovrenkov, Iryna. 2017. “Uncovering Research Potential of Administrative Data on Charitable Foundations in Canada.Canadian Journal of Nonprofit and Social Economy Research 8(2): 24-39 Khovrenkov, Iryna. 2016. "Size-Based Analysis of Charitable Foundations: New Evidence from Canadian Data." Canadian Public Policy 42(3): 337-349. Kryvoruchko, Iryna. 2015. "Russia's Flat Tax Reform: Redefining its Effects on Employment." Post-Communist Economies 27(2): 188-204. Kryvoruchko, Iryna and Ken Rasmussen. 2014. "How Foundations Spend: Is 3.5% Asset Disbursement Rate a Good Public Policy on Giving?" In How Ottawa Spends 2013-2014, edited by G. Bruce Doern and Christopher Stoney. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. Other Publications Khovrenkov, Iryna and Cindy Kobayashi. 2018. “Myths and Reality of Social Impact Bonds: Assessing their Movement in Canada” Policy Brief, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (January, 2018). Khovrenkov, Iryna and Sylvain Lefèvre. 2017. "Regards Croisés sur la Classification des Fondations: entre Catégories Formelles et Constructions Théoriques." In Les Foundations Philanthripiques: de Nouveaux Acteurs Politiques?, edited by Jean-Marc Fontan, Peter Elson and Sylvain Lefèvre. Montreal:  Presses de l'Université du Québec. Khovrenkov, Iryna and Lynn Gidluck. 2016. “Making Connections with Grantmaking Foundations: Lessons Learned in Regina,” blog post, Montreal Research Laboratory on Canadian Philanthropy. [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title="Awards and Distinctions"]
  • SSHRC Partnership Grant (Co-Applicant), $2.5M, 2018-2024
  • SSHRC Insight Grant (Co-Applicant), $211,361, 2018-2022
  • SSHRC Partnership Development Grant (Co-Applicant), $198,300, 2014-2017
  • SSHRC General Research Grant (Principal Investigator), University of Regina, $5,000, 2014-2017
[/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title="Miscellaneous"] I am a devoted reader of memoirs and biographies. [/su_spoiler][/su_accordion]