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June 24, 2021 – William Robson, CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Glen Hodgson as a Fellow-in-Residence.

“Glen stands out for the range of economic policy topics on which he has made valuable contributions,” said Robson. “The C.D. Howe Institute benefits from his energy and expertise, and we are delighted to continue our collaboration with him.”

“I am pleased to continue my affiliation with the C.D Howe Institute as a Fellow-in-Residence”, said Hodgson. The Institute is a recognized thought leader in economic analysis and related policy advice. I have been able to make a contribution with my own research on timely topics like the policy response to the pandemic, federal issuance of green bonds, and most recently the governance of Crown corporations.”   

Glen Hodgson has 39 years of experience in global and Canadian macro-economics, international trade analysis and finance, fiscal and tax policy, and other “big picture” topics.

Prior to joining the C.D. Howe as Fellow-in-Residence, Hodgson’s career spanned the federal Department of Finance, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C., Export Development Canada (EDC), and the Conference Board of Canada. He has travelled the world and Canada as an economic analyst and public speaker, financial negotiator, and advisor to governments, businesses and international organizations.

Topics of expertise and interest include: global, U.S., Canadian and provincial economic performance; globalization, trade and disruption; managing catastrophic risk; the emerging low-carbon economy; fiscal and tax policy; and the business economics of sports.

Hodgson has co-authored two books and over 450 reports, briefings and articles, with a regular media commentary. He has delivered many presentations to audiences of all types and sizes, and done numerous media interviews via print, TV, radio and social media. 

For more information please contact: C.D. Howe Institute at 416-865-1904, email: media@cdhowe.org.

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