Research & Writing

Jerry has authored or co-edited five books, several book chapters, many peer-reviewed articles, and several policy reports. He has completed a number of research contracts for several federal and Manitoba government departments, made numerous presentations in academic and popular forums, and interviewed by major media outlets such as CBC and the Globe and Mail. Jerry has had a long standing connection to Manitoba’s Public Interest Law Centre.

Current Projects

Canadian Financial Diaries

Recent Publications

Building Financial Resilience: Do Credit and Finance Schemes Serve or Impoverish Vulnerable People? New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, 270 pages.

Payday Lending in Canada in a Global Context: A Mature Industry with Chronic Challenges, New York: Palgrave Macmillan (co-edited with Chris Robinson and Brenda Spotton Visano), 2018, 245 pages.

Hard Choices: Financial Exclusion and Fringe Banks in Inner-city Canada, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012, 270 pages.