Dr. Rod Dobell

Dr. Rod Dobell
Position
Senior Research Associate
CFGS
Contact
Office: SED C184
Rod Dobell completed his BA and MA at UBC and his PhD in economics at MIT, and taught economic theory at Harvard for five years before returning to Canada as Professor of Political Economy at the University of Toronto. He has served as Special Advisor (Long Range Economic Planning) to the Deputy Minister of Finance and as Deputy Secretary to the Treasury Board in the Government of Canada, Director of the General Economics Branch at OECD, Director of Research for two Parliamentary Task Forces, and as President of the Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1984-1991. In 1991 he was named as the first appointment to the Francis G. Winspear Chair for Research in Public Policy at the University of Victoria. He is now Emeritus Professor of Public Policy at the University of Victoria, and Senior Research Associate of the Centre for Global Studies as well as the Centre for Public Sector Studies.