The Lazaridis School’s Economist-in-Residence is an annual even run by the Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (LCERPA) in which a prominent economist visits the university’s Waterloo campus and gives a keynote address. The inaugural Economist-in-Residence event took place in 2014 and featured a visit by Carolyn Wilkins (Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada).
This year, Laurier will welcome Dr. Jeffry Frieden, Professor of Government at Harvard University as our 2015 Economist-in-Residence. Dr. Frieden will visit Wilfrid Laurier on Tuesday November 10th 2015.
The Lazaridis School welcomes Dr. Jeffry Frieden, Professor of Government, Harvard University, as our 2015 Economist-in-Residence. Dr. Frieden will visit Tuesday November 10th, 2015.
Dr. Frieden Jeffry Frieden is Professor of Government at Harvard University. He specializes in the politics of international monetary and financial relations. He is the author of Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy (2015); and (with Menzie Chinn) of Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery (2011). Frieden is also the author of Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century (2006), of Banking on the World: The Politics of American International Finance (1987), of Debt, Development, and Democracy: Modern Political Economy and Latin America, 1965‑1985 (1991), and is the co-author or co-editor of over a dozen other books on related topics.
2014: Carolyn Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada