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Joshua Barrett is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation within the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. In this current role, he works to shape public policy related to innovation and regional development. His research interests include economic geography, regional development, public policy, democracy, governance, and labour mobility. Joshua holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Political Science, and a Master of Arts in Geography from Memorial University of Newfoundland.