Dr. Paul Summerville
Adjunct Professor, International Business and Economics
BA, York University (Glendon College); MA, University of Alberta; PhD, University of Toyko.
- Political Economy
- International Management
Paul Summerville (born December 1957 in London, England) is an economist, equity research director, and Asian regional head at several prominent global investment banks (Deutsche Bank, Jardine Fleming, Lehman Brothers, Richardson Greenshields, RBC Dominion Securities, Toronto Dominion Securities), and Wellington Management (Boston).
He ran for Canada's Parliament in the 2006 federal election (details below). He was raised in Toronto, Canada. Paul is writing a book entitled 'The Invisible Hand of Social Justice' on his website www.excellentfuture.ca. He also provides a daily subscriber service called 'Smart Picks' of his comments on the international media.
Completing a PhD. from the University of Tokyo (1988) with a thesis on the Japanese automotive industry, he studied and worked in Tokyo, Japan from 1983 to 1994, and again from 2000-2004. He worked in Toronto from 1995 to 2000.
His economic forecasts and political analysis led him to many appearances in the global television and radio media including the BBC, CNN, CBC, CTV, ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, and NHK. He had a regular column in the Nikkei Weekly, and the Financial Post, has published in the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Asian Wall Street Journal, Globe and Mail, and National Post, and was often quoted in many of the world's leading economic newspapers and magazines.
Following his return to Canada in September 2004, Summerville ran in the 2006 Canadian federal election as a member of the New Democratic Party in the Toronto riding of St. Paul's. He placed third after Liberal incumbent Carolyn Bennett and Conservative Peter Kent. In September 2006 Summerville joined the federal Liberal Party.
Summerville's studies also include a B.A. from York University -- Glendon College (1976–1980) with a third year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1978–1979), an M.A. from the University of Alberta (1980–1981), Ph.D. work at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva (1981–1982) and the University of Alberta (1982–1983), and Japanese studies at Osaka Foreign Language University (1983–1984).
- Global Economy
- Managing in Cross Culture