Gerald Helleiner

Distinguished Research Fellow, and Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics

University of Toronto, Centre for International Studies

1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario M5S-3K7
Gerry Helleiner is Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, and Distinguished Research Fellow, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto. He received his B.A. from the University of Toronto in 1958 and his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1962. Professor Helleiner is an Officer of the Order of Canada and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 1998 he was awarded the University of Toronto Alumni Association's annual Faculty Award; and has received honorary degrees from Dalhousie University and the University of the West Indies.

From 1991 to 1999, Professor Helleiner was Research Director of the Group of 24 (the developing countries' caucus at the IMF and World Bank). He has been chairman of the Boards of the North-South Institute in Ottawa and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington; member of the Board and Executive Committee of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in Ottawa, the Executive Board of the African Capacity-Building Foundation (ACBF) in Harare, and the UN Committee on Development Planning (CDP). Professor Helleiner is currently chairman of the Board of International Lawyers and Economists Against Poverty (ILEAP).

Focus: Development, Finance, Trade, Americas


Selected Publications:

Capital Account Regimes and the Developing Countries (1998)

Nontraditional Export Promotion in Africa: Issues and Experience (2002)

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006

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