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Wendy Dobson

Wendy Dobson, visiting fellow (1990-91), is professor and director, Institute for International Business at the University of Toronto. She received her PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 1979. Between 1981 and 1987 she was President of the C.D. Howe Institute, Canada's leading independent economic policy research institution. From 1987-1989, she served as Associate Deputy Minister of Finance in the Canadian government with responsibility for international monetary affairs. Professor Dobson is non-executive director of a number of public companies in financial services, advanced manufacturing, and transportation. She is a member of several international networks including the Trilateral Commission and the Pacific Trade and Development Network (PAFTAD), and serves as an advisor to governments and international organizations on international trade and finance issues. Her most recent publications include World Capital Markets: Challenge to the G-10 (2001) coauthored with Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Financial Services Liberalization in the WTO (1998) coauthored with Pierre Jacquet; Fiscal frameworks and financial systems in East Asia: How much do they matter? (University of Toronto Press, 1998); and Multinationals and East Asian Integration (1997) edited with Chia Siow Yue, which won the 1998 Ohira prize. In 1991, the IIE published her study Economic Policy Coordination: Requiem or Prologue?